Ch 14: Curriculum & Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities

About This Chapter

You'll review teaching and curriculum strategies for students with disabilities when you work through this interesting chapter. Designed to help you catch up in class or prepare for a test, the lessons and quizzes provided here are available for you to study any time you'd like.

Curriculum & Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities - Chapter Summary

In this engaging chapter, we've provided lessons covering curriculum and teaching strategies for students with disabilities. Topics including functional curriculum, priming as a teaching strategy and accommodations for autistic students are included in the materials you'll review. After this chapter is completed, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the implementation and selection of supplementary and functional curriculum
  • Define integrated curriculum and its benefits
  • Give an example of priming as a teaching strategy
  • Ensure curriculum is accessible to students with disabilities
  • Detail potential accommodations for students with autism
  • Modify the classroom to make it appropriate for autistic students
  • Outline study skills specifically for students with learning disabilities

We've made this chapter, and all of our learning materials, accessible on your tablet, computer or mobile device so you can study anytime. Along with each lesson, you'll find a short self-assessment quiz intended to help you identify any areas that require more study. You can have complete confidence working through this chapter knowing it's been created by our team of expert instructors.

7 Lessons in Chapter 14: Curriculum & Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities
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Supplementary & Functional Curriculum: Selection & Implementation

1. Supplementary & Functional Curriculum: Selection & Implementation

Students with disabilities may benefit from adaptations to the traditional curricula. This lesson will discuss the selection and implementation of supplementary and functional curriculum in special education.

Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

2. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.

Priming as a Teaching Strategy: Definition & Examples

3. Priming as a Teaching Strategy: Definition & Examples

Teachers usually know before they present a lesson how certain students will react. Some students, who need routine and predictability, are more successful when they are prepared for what's coming. Let's look at a strategy called priming and how it may be implemented in your classroom.

Making a Curriculum Accessible to Students with Disabilities

4. Making a Curriculum Accessible to Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities have unique needs and may require extra attention in education. This lesson will explain how to make curriculum accessible for special needs students. We will end with a quiz to see what you have learned.

Accommodations for Students with Autism

5. Accommodations for Students with Autism

There are many ways to accommodate individuals with autism in the classroom. This lesson will provide ideas and strategies to better prepare the teacher. Learning how to accommodate these students will make teaching easier and set the student up for success.

Classroom Modifications for Autism

6. Classroom Modifications for Autism

As teachers, we want our students to succeed. We'd try anything, even if it meant turning the classroom upside down. Fortunately, there are much simpler modifications we can implement to help students with autism succeed in our classroom.

Study Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

7. Study Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities

Study skills are instrumental in the success of students with learning disabilities. The more we can help them develop skills in note taking, organization, test taking, and memory, the more they will thrive. In this lesson, we will explore study skills strategies that you can teach your students with learning disabilities.

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