How Students Qualify for Special Education Services


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Which of the following is NOT a category under which a student can qualify for special education services under IDEA?

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1. The federal legislation that outlines categories under which students qualify for special education services is known as the _____.

2. The early intervention process used to identify students with education needs that is followed prior to special education referral is known as _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of special education qualification. For this assessment, you will need to focus on the qualification process to be successful.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The different areas of special education qualification under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • The process of determining special education qualification
  • The role of the individualized education plan

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related special education qualification lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding special education qualification to answer quiz questions
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately employ key terms, such as Response to Intervention and Individualized Education Plan

Additional Learning

For additional help, review the corresponding lesson on qualifying for special education. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifying the qualifying areas under IDEA
  • Describing the qualification process
  • Explaining the purpose of an IEP
  • Offering information about the various disability categories