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Special Education Modifications, Assessments & Legislation - Chapter Summary
Improve your memory about special education modifications, assessments, and legislation by brushing up on the details here in this chapter. There are a lot of terms to know and laws to remember when it comes to special education, and each of these lessons break down the information into manageable chunks. Use this chapter to review the following:
- Special education and student accommodations
- How to intervene early to help disabled students
- Individual Education Plan (IEP) classroom implementation
- Evaluating students who possess exceptionalities
- The impact and provisions of the ADA on education
- Overview of IDEA
- Safeguards and procedures in special education
- Public school accommodations for Section 504 regulations
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1. Accommodations for Special Education Students
Explore what accommodations for special education students are, how they are determined, and how they are implemented. Learn how accommodations differ from modification.
2. Early Intervention for Students with Disabilities
Like many aspects of life, it's important to identify students' disabilities early in order to create effective intervention programs. This lesson discusses the importance of early disability intervention and gives examples of actions to be taken.
3. Using an Individual Education Program (IEP) in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will explore what an Individual Education Program (IEP) is and the three key components of an IEP. We will also discuss who needs an IEP and who does not.
4. Assessing Students with Exceptionalities
Not every student learns the same way and at the same pace. This lesson discusses how teachers can assess students with exceptionalities. We will also discuss the differences between an IEP and a 504 plan.
5. Americans with Disabilities Act: Provisions & Impact on Education
In an effort to provide equal access for all students, the federal government has passed a number of laws that provide protection to disabled students. In this lesson, we'll learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act and its effect on education.
6. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary
It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.
7. Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation
IDEA regulations include a set of procedural safeguards designed to protect the rights of children with disabilities, their parents, and the involved agencies. This lesson explores the most important safeguards afforded to families under IDEA.
8. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.
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