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18 Cards in this Set

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Least Restrictive Environment: The instructional setting most like that of nondisabled peers that also meets the educational needs of each student with disabilities.
A written plan, developed to meet the special learning needs of each student with disablilities.
Local Education Agency: A public board of education or other public authority legally constituted with a state for either administrative control or direction of, or to perform a service function for, public elementary or secondary schools in a city, township, school district or other political subdivision of the state.
Zero Reject
An element of IDEA that states that no child with disabilities can be excluded from receiving a free and appropriate education.
IDEA - reauthorized
Individuals with Disablilities Act Reauthorized: promotes involvement of students with disabilities in gen. ed. curriculum. Allows students with disabilities in assessments with modifications. Greater accountability for results.
Vocational Rehabilitation Act Law 93-112: Defines handicapped person and appropriate education. Prohibits discrimination against students with disabilities in federally funded programs.
Regular Education Initiative: A concept that promotes coordination of services between regular and special ed.
Council for Exceptional Children: largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
Multidisciplinary Team: group of individuals usually includes a representative of the local education agency, the classroom teacher, the special ed. teacher, parents or guardians, and when appropriate, the student, who together develop and implement the IEP.
PAT or Care team
Prereferral Assistant Teams: A group of teachers from the same school who meet regularly to discuss the specific progress of students brought to their attention by other teachers in the school.
Free Appropriate Public Education: mandatory legislation provides that all children with disabilities be given a free and appropriate public education.
Americans with Disabilities Act: A 1990 federal law that forbids discrimination against persons who are disabled.
Individuals with Disabilities Education ActL Legislation designed to ensure that all children with disabilities receive an appropriate education through special education and related services.
Education for all Handicapped Children Act: known as the Mainstreaming Law; requires states to provide free and appropriate public education for children with disabilities ages 5 to 18, requires IEPs, first defined LRE
Present Levels of Academic Achievement: In IDEA reauthorized, is stated in IEP as to what the status of the developmental needs are.
Short Term Objectives: done on IEPs to see whether student is making progress and meeting needs
Functional Behavior Assessment: process to determine the underlying cause or functions of a child’s behavior that impede the learning of the child with a disability or the learning of the child’s peers.
Individualized Family Service Plan: the written plan for providing early intervention and other services to eligible children and families