20 terms

Reichmuth Ability Project

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Handicapped
having a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more life activities, or having a record of such impairment
Disability
physical or mental impairments or deficiencies that interfere with a person's normal functioning
Mainstreamed
integrated classrooms such as people with disabilities are in one classroom rather than being segregated
Discrimination
behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of a group
Empathy
the ability to imagine and understand how someone else feels
Congenital
existing at birth
Trauma
serious physical or emotional injury
Communicative
talkative and likely to communicate
Interpersonal
between people (usually describing social activities)
Hereditary
(adj.) of or passed down by inheritance from an ancestor; transmitted from parent to child
Genetic
the science of heredity
IEP (Individualized Education Program)
legal document that outlines the specific adaptive services a student will receive
Decode
to translate into language that is easily understood; to interpret
Intrapersonal
communication is communicating with oneself. It encompasses such activities as thought processing, personal decision making, self-talk, listening, and determining self-concept
Kinesthetic
learning takes place by the students carrying out physical activities, rather than listening to a lecture or watching demonstrations
Remedial
(adj) providing a remedy, curative; correcting a deficient skill
Compensate
to make up for
Metaphor
comparison that establishes a figurative identity between objects being compared
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
Multiple Intelligence
Created by Howard Gardner; the idea that people can show different skills in a variety of different domains, included: mathematical/logical, linguistic, musical, interpersonal, intrapersonal, spatial, and kinesthetic
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