Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers


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Impairment of physical or mental functioning is:

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1. This 1975 law mandated that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education:

2. AAIDD stands for:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

All children should be entitled to a quality education. Children with special needs may need classroom accommodations based on their unique needs. Quiz questions will focus on organizations that were created to support special education teachers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge on the following:

  • The term for a physical or mental impairment
  • 1975 law that mandates special needs students will receive free education
  • What does AAIDD stand for
  • Professional organization with a smartphone app to assist educators
  • Organization that publishes standards for special education teachers

Skills Practiced

Students will have the chance to practice the following skills by completing the practice questions:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding special education organizations
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can identify the term used to describe a mental or physical impairment
  • Knowledge application - access knowledge you have gained regarding U.S. laws that deal with special education

Additional Learning

By reviewing the lesson Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers, you will learn more about the following topics:

  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Requirements for special education teachers
  • Online-based organizations