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Awards:

2006 Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist

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 ...

Other Health Disabilities
Other health disabilities

This section includes three checklists:

  • Attention-Deficit Disorder (Inattentive Type)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Tourette's Syndrome
Definition of Other Health Impairment: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Other health impairment means having limited strength, vitality or alertness, including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli, that results in limited alertness with respect to the educational environment, that is due to chronic or acute health problems such as asthma, Attention-Deficit Disorder or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, diabetes, epilepsy, a heart condition, hemophilia, and poisoning, leukemia, nephritis, rheumatic fever, and sickle cell anemia; and adversely affects a child's educational performance.

How to Use the Checklists
Complete the Checklist

Fill in the administrative details at the top of the form.

Consider each item in turn. Record your subjective evaluation of the extent to which that item applies ...

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