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Midterm Review

by: Taylor Hill

Midterm Review SPE 411

Taylor Hill
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Family Involvement/Regulatory
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This is a study guide for the SPE 411 midterm. This includes the 13 disabilities covered under IDEA, the Acronyms of the Law, and the Six Principles of IDEA.
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Date Created: 09/29/15
SPE 411 MIDTERM REVIEW SIX PRINCIPLES OF IDEA Rule against excluding any student They cannot exclude any student no matter how severe the disability cannot expel students whose behavior is a manifestation of their disability and cannot exclude students who have contagious diseases from education with other students unless there is a high risk that the contagious student will infect other students There is a zero reject law for adults with disabilities Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 Rule requiring schools to evaluate students fairly to determine if they have a disability and if so what kind and how extensive a disability they have This requires state and local agencies to evaluate students in such a way that strengths and weaknesses are revealed There is a history of discriminationoften nonEnglish speaking students were administered English language tests There are three steps in evaluating a student screening prereferral and referral It is important during prereferral to distinguish between culturallanguage differences and learning problems Rule requiring schools to provide individually tailored education for each student based on the evaluation for augmented by related or supplementary services Key is individualization IEP must specify kind of assessment and evaluation schedule Rule requiring schools to educate students with disabilities with nondisabled students to the maximum extent possible This is one of the most important and most controversial elements of the special education reform The school may not remove the student from the general education classroom unless heshe cannot be educated successfully there Daniel RR vs State Board of Education important case from Texas that required schools to furnish supplementary aids and services to make curriculum adjustments for the students before removing himher to more special less inclusive program Rule requiring schools to collaborate with parents and adolescent students in designing and carrying out special education programs Parent participation was strengthened in IDEA reauthorization in 1997 Provides safeguards for students against schools actions including a right to sue in court Key aspects opportunity to examine records participation in meetings parent involvement in placement decisions independent educational evaluation prior notice parent consent mediation impartial due process hearing surrogate parent and procedural safeguards no ce Parents give consent 3 different times 1 initial consent for assessment 2 initial consent for placement in special education and 3 reevaluation DISABILITIES UNDER IDEA A developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction generally evident before age 3 that adversely affects a child s educational performance Simultaneous hearing and visual impairments the combination of which developmental and educational needs from such severe condition Hearing impairment so severe that a child is impaired in processing linguistic information through hearing With or without amplification that adversely affects a child s educational performance Condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child s educational performance an inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual sensory or other health factors inability to build or maintain relationships inappropriate behaviors general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression and a tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems An impairment in hearing whether permanent or fluctuating that adversely affects a child s educational performance but is not included under the definition of deafness Significantly sub average general intellectual functioning existing at the same time with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period that adversely affects a child s educational performance Concomitant impairments the combination of which causes such severe educational needs that cannot be accommodated for in special education programs solely for one of the impairments The term does not include deafblindness a severe orthopedic impairment that adversely affects a child s educational performance Includes impairments caused by a congenital anomaly impairments caused by disease and impairments caused by other causes eg cerebral palsy amputations and fractures or burns that cause contractures Having limited strength vitality or alertness including a heightened alertness to environmental stimuli that results in limited alertness to the educational environment Disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language spoken or written that may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen speak read write spell or to do math calculations The term includes such conditions as perceptual disabilities brain injury minimal brain dysfunction dyslexia and developmental aphasia a communication disorder such as stuttering impaired articulation a language impairment or a voice impairment that adversely affects a child s educational performance an acquired injury to the brain caused by am external physical force resulting in total or partial functional disability or psychosocial impairment or both that adversely affects a child s educational performance May be permanent or temporary Including blindness Impairment in vision that even with correction adversely affects a child s educational performance The term includes both partial sight and blindness ACRONYMS OF THE LAW Americans with Disabilities Act Prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in the areas of employment public transportation telecommunications access to public services and activities of state and local governments as well as those of commercial facilities private businesses and nonprofit service funders Education of the Handicapped Act now IDEA the original name of the 1975 legislation entitling children and youth with disabilities to a free appropriate education Individuals with Disabilities Education Act law states that children with disabilities have the right to a free appropriate public education including procedural protections and a right to an education that is standards based Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act legislation giving parents the right to inspect and review their child s educational records to amend errors or inaccuracies in those records and to consent to disclosure of records Privacy Act e civil rights statue designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance Some who don t qualify under IDEA to receive service can receive service andor accommodations under 504 Individualized Education Program a written statement for a child with a disability that is developed reviewed and revised Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network authorization of the secretary of education to fund projects intended to improve the education of children with disabilities


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