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17 Cards in this Set

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Special Education
specialized instruction that students with disabilities are entitled to receive as articulated by IDEA
style for direct interaction between at least two coequal parties voluntarily engaged in shared decision making as they work towards a common goal
Assistive Technology
devices and services that improve the functional capabilities of students with disabilities
Supplementary Aids and Services
a range of supports provided in General Education classes or other education related settings that enable students with disabilities to be educated with children who are not disabled to the maximum extent possible
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
federal law, first enacted in 1975, that protects the educational rights of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities (birth-age 21)
Americans with Disabilities Act
federal law protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities that applies to public and private sectors and addressing matters such as transportation and public accomodations, and telecommunications
Belief system shared by every member of a sschool as learning community, often based on a mission statement or vision, emphasizing the committment to educate all students so they can reach their potential
1)Students were entitled to be educated in the setting most like General Education to the extent they can suceed in; 2)Students with disabilities were put in General Education class often for social purposes
Developmentally Delayed
General term given to young children when they receive special services, usually address areas related to learning disabilities
Dual Exceptionalities
students with disabilities may be gifted or talented and need combination of services and support
Related Services
services required through IDEA for students with disabilities that enable them to benefit from Special Education. May include transportation, speech/language therapy and adaptive physical education, among others
Least Restrictive Environments
setting most like the one in which other students are educated in which a student with disabilities can suceed. The presumption in curent law is that it refers to general education classroom
Positive Behavior Supports
looking at behavior realtive to situation; to define problem and find how best to get desired behavior; highlighting the good, ignoring the bad
Universal Design For Learning
Based on concepts from architecture and product development, an approach for teaching and learning emphasizing the need to address in instructional planning the entire diversity of student needs
Individualized Education Program
document prepared by the multi-disciplinary team or annual review team that specifies a students level of functioning and needs; the instructional goals and objective for the student and how they will be evaluated, the nature and extent of the Special Ed., related services and supplementary aids and services the student will receive; and the initiation date and duration of the services. Updated annually
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
"No qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap, be excluded from participitation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives or benefits from federal financial assistance"
Individualized Family Service Plan
for families of children with disabilities up to two years old; specifies services provided to child, demands family participation