Characterized by significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviors as expressed in conceptual,social & practical adaptive skills. That disability originates before age 18 and IQ below 70
Multifaceted test that will determine impairment, disability and handicap.
It must adversely affect a childs education performance
low income families, bias in the assessment process
Every aspect. Planning, implementation, IEP goals, related-service needs and placement decisions.
discipline students in the same manner as those without disabilities.
6 True/False Questions
What is the most greatly populated disability category and one in which around one half of students in special education recieve students? → 3/4
13 disabilities Classes → Autism, Blindness,Deafness, EmotionalDisability(ED),
Hearing Impairment, Mental retardation,
Multiple Disabilities (MD), Orthopedic Impairment,
Other Health Impaired (OHI) , Specific Learning Disability, Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury,Visual Impairment
Describe the term "continuum of services" → Least restrictive environment.
Students with disabilities should be educated with children to the maximum extent appropriate and that students with disabilities be removed to separate classes only when the severity impedes appropriate education
Approximately what percent do children with disabilities in special education represent of the total population of children between the ages of 6-17 → 3/4
What is RTI and what does it entails? → Responsiveness to intervention. A systematic pre-referral and early intervention process that consists of universal screening and several tiers of increasingly intensive trials of research based intervention before referral for assesment for special education.
Under IDEA what is FAPE → Free Appropriate Public Education. All children with disabilies regardless of the severity of their disability shall receive a free public education