Students with Physical Disabilities & Other Health Impairments


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This 1990 law mandates that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education:

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1. Impairment of normal physical functioning is a(n):

2. An illness, disease or condition that requires special care or attention is a(n):

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly ascertain what you know about students with physical disabilities by answering a few questions found in this quiz/worksheet assessment. You must be familiar with special education laws and types of accommodations in order to complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz, you can measure your ability to:

  • Identify the law that mandated a free and appropriate education for special needs students
  • Choose the term that describes impairment of physical functioning
  • Select the term used to describe an illness or a condition that requires special care
  • Understand which word is used for devices or methods that help meet the needs of disabled students
  • Recognize examples of accommodation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such a law that was designed for special needs students
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of accommodation
  • Knowledge application use your knowledge to answer questions about terms that describe an impairment of normal physical functioning, an illness or condition that needs special care, and devices or methods used to meet the needs of special needs students

Additional Learning

Explore more details about this topic with the lesson titled Students with Physical Disabilities & Other Health Impairments. Using this lesson will help you learn more about:

  • Which type of disability occurs in just over one percent of special needs students
  • What percentage of special needs students have an illness or disease
  • What is meant by early intervention