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Ch 18: Self-Advocacy for Students with Impairments

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This self-paced chapter simplifies the process of studying for a test that covers self-advocacy for students with impairments. Fun lessons and short quizzes are available 24/7 in a secure online environment and can improve your comprehension in a short period of time.

Self-Advocacy for Students with Impairments - Chapter Summary

Get reacquainted with the basics of self-advocacy for students with impairments using this chapter's engaging lessons. Top instructors offer a comprehensive overview of self-advocacy and self-awareness activities, as well as ideas for teaching self-advocacy to students. Completing this chapter will enable you to:

  • Explain ways to develop student self-esteem in special education
  • Share strategies for teaching self-management skills to SPED students
  • Describe methods for teaching self-control activities
  • Provide the definition of self-advocacy and share methods for teaching it to students
  • Identify and describe activities for self-advocacy and self-reflection for students with learning disabilities
  • Detail instructional strategies for maintenance and generalization of concepts

Select any number of lessons in this chapter and visit as often as needed based on your personal study goals. If you develop questions about any of the topics covered in the lessons, feel free to submit them to our subject-matter experts. When ready, check your knowledge of self-advocacy for students with impairments by taking mini quizzes and a practice exam. Around-the-clock access to these resources lets you study whenever you want as you prepare for your test.

10 Lessons in Chapter 18: Self-Advocacy for Students with Impairments
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

1. Self-Awareness: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we'll discuss the definition of self-awareness and its benefits to your life. Discover what can prevent a person from being self-aware, and learn about several tools to help you increase your self-awareness.

Self-Awareness Activities for Students

2. Self-Awareness Activities for Students

Improving students' self-awareness is an important job for any teacher. This lesson will provide several classroom activities for helping students develop and maintain self-awareness.

Developing Student Self-Esteem in Special Education

3. Developing Student Self-Esteem in Special Education

If you teach special education, this lesson will be very beneficial. We will go over why you should help develop self-esteem in your students, and ways you can go about doing it. Read on to learn more.

Self-Esteem Activities for Special Education Classrooms

4. Self-Esteem Activities for Special Education Classrooms

This lesson will provide you with specific activities to use in the classroom that will improve self-esteem for students with special needs. The lesson includes activities for varying age ranges.

Teaching Self-Management Skills to SPED Students

5. Teaching Self-Management Skills to SPED Students

Students with disabilities may not naturally grow to be independent, like many of their typical peers. Let's look at some ways teachers can help their students learn to manage their own behavior.

Teaching Self-Control Activities

6. Teaching Self-Control Activities

For very young students, exercising self-control can be a very difficult task. Therefore, as a teacher, you should take some time to help your students learn about self-control and practice this very important skill.

Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students: Definition & Skills

7. Teaching Self-Advocacy to Students: Definition & Skills

Teaching students to advocate for themselves and their needs as learners is one of the most beneficial things you can do for them. This lesson helps you understand what self-advocacy is and how you can teach it to students.

Self-Advocacy Activities

8. Self-Advocacy Activities

This lesson will provide you with classroom activities that will teach students how to advocate for themselves. Included are examples for students at the elementary, middle, and high school level.

Self-Advocacy & Self-Reflection for Students with Learning Disabilities

9. Self-Advocacy & Self-Reflection for Students with Learning Disabilities

Helping students with learning disabilities become self-advocates and build on self-reflection skills is a critical step in their education. Teachers play an important role in these steps that will help students become independent learners.

Instructional Strategies for the Maintenance & Generalization of Concepts

10. Instructional Strategies for the Maintenance & Generalization of Concepts

You can help your students make progress toward independence as you teach them to perform skills in a variety of settings over time. In this lesson, we'll discuss some suggestions for including maintenance and generalization in your instruction.

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