Educating Students with Special Needs


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In order for an education to be considered nondiscriminatory, it must meet the following guideline:

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1. It is required by law that learning-disabled students are provided an education in the least restrictive environment. This means that:

2. The term learning disability is used as an umbrella term because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet are designed to help you assess your knowledge of methods used to educate students with special needs. You will need to know information about the phrase learning disability and instructional strategies to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The meaning of nondiscriminatory education
  • What is meant by least restrictive environment
  • Why the phrase learning disability should be thought of as an umbrella term
  • The ability to recognize facts about accommodations and modifications

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about teaching special needs students in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the legal requirements for teaching special needs students
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a true statement concerning modifications

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, look at the lesson called Educating Students with Special Needs. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define learning disability
  • Identify types of learning disabilities
  • Provide information about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Discuss two approaches to teaching special education students