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Student Assessment in Special Education - Chapter Summary
Use the lessons in this chapter to refresh your knowledge of student assessment in special education. See how the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was developed and what it does, and learn about the requirements of Section 504. Our instructors also explain about ecological assessments for special needs students. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:
- Give the history of IDEA and explain what it does
- Name some required Section 504 accommodations
- Describe ecological assessments and show how they are used
Our instructors are all experts in their field who make these brief lessons come alive through their engaging presentation and use of examples. The quizzes at the end of each video allow you to gauge your learning. You can return to key points for further review by using the embedded video tags. All lessons include written transcripts, some with video links that point you to related text lessons.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. Special Education and Ecological Assessments
An ecological assessment is one type of assessment that is used to help students that have special needs. In this lesson, we discuss ecological assessments, what they entail, and how they are used.
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