Key Features • Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well. • Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability. • A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability. • Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.

Educational Issues Affecting Students With Intellectual Disability

Chapter 3 educational issues affecting students with intellectual disability
Emily C. Bouck Richard M. Gargiulo

Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 3, you should be able to:

  • Explain key legislation and policies influencing the education of students with intellectual disability and the impact of the different pieces of legislation or policy on the education of learners with intellectual disability.
  • List the key components to be included in an individualized education program.
  • Describe contemporary issues impacting the education of students with disabilities and how these issues influence the education of students with intellectual disability.
  • Explain what is a functional curriculum and what is an academic or standards-based curriculum.

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