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Learn how to quickly and easily identify students with disabilities in your classroom!
If you're a general education teacher with little or no experience in special education, identifying children and adolescents with potential disabilities may seem an impossible task. Until now! Drawing from her experience as an educational psychologist, and general education and special education teacher, Glynis Hannell offers guidelines to help you quickly recognize and categorize the specific characteristics of autism spectrum disorders, emotional-behavioral disorders, cognitive disabilities, speech or language impairment, health-related disabilities, and more.
Using the practical checklists and resources in this guide, teachers can quickly and accurately gather key information to determine whether or not individual students need specialized assessment, attention, and services while complying with ...
Chapter 1: The Special Education Disability Identification Process
The Special Education Disability Identification Process
Every professional working with children and adolescents will sometimes have concerns regarding a particular student's learning or behavioral difficulties. In this situation, the professional may need to adjust the student's program, adapt classroom procedures, and make a decision about whether to seek further advice. This book of checklists can be a valuable tool in this process.
All teachers continuously observe their students, and such observations are the source of valuable information about the student's individual needs. Other professionals will also use continuous observation as part of their professional assessment of the children or adolescents with whom they work. Using an appropriate checklist, the professional can organize his or her observations into a systematic framework. This ...