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RPSE 300 Exam 3 Bahl

Key Concepts:

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Environmental Arrangements: Adopting the environment to accommodate the needs of a child with or physical disability. This could include wheelchair accessible classrooms and hallways, special chairs or desk for physical limitations, or modified day schedule due to fatigue or endurance issues.
Communication: It is imperative that the teacher understands how the student communications to facilitate good teaching and learning. Augmentative communication devices can help with this process, but both the teacher and student have to learn to be flexible while learning the communication abilities and styles of each other.
3. Instructional and Curricular Modifications: This may include extra repetition of material, more frequent feedback on learning, or study outlines. Instructional materials may need to be altered for accessibility, and would also fall into this category.

Modifications and Assistive Technology for Specific Content Areas: Different subjects require different modifications. Students with Cerebral Palsy may require larger keyboards for writing, or students with spinal cord injuries may need voice recognition program in order to participate in some subjects.
Class Participation: Students with physical and health disabilities may have barriers to participating in class. It must be determined how the student with gain the teacher's attention if they are unable to raise their hand. If the child uses an augmentative communication device they may need extra time to answer questions in class.