Perspectives on Disability
Perspectives on Disability SPED 3327
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jessica Martin Del Campo on Sunday October 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to SPED 3327 at University of Texas at El Paso taught by Rogelio Segovia in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Teaching Student with Mild Disabilities in Special Education at University of Texas at El Paso.
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Date Created: 10/11/15
SPED 3327 Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities Week 1 Perspectives on Disability Percentage of students with disabilities 0 Speci c learning disabilities SLD 465 0 Speech or language impairments 188 0 Intellectual disabilities ID 93 o Emotional disturbance ED 79 o Other health impairments 84 o Other disabilities combined 92 A mild disability does not mean that it is not serious Disability vs Handicap Disability A describable measurable condition the lack or reduction of an expected human ability Handicap A restriction on the performance of a desired function due to environmental barriers which cannot or will not be modi ed to permit the performance of the desired function Handicapism The mistaken assumption that an individual with a disability must also be handicapped and unable to perform necessary life functions A person who has a disability is not necessarily handicapped and vice versa a person who is handicapped does not necessarily have a disability When mentioning a person with a disability always put the person FIRST Ex Mary is a student with a learning disability Classi cation o The systematic grouping of individuals based on the presence of a shared characteristic Groupings are based on common elements without consideration of the existence of other individual characteristics Diagnosis 0 The process of determining the nature and extent of an individual s condition 0 Identi cation of factors which are unique to the individual and which are necessary to consider for intervention planning Principles of IDEA Free and Appropriate Public Education FAPE or quotZero Rejectquot o Nondiscriminatory Evaluation Individualized Education Programs lEPs Least Restrictive Environment LRE Parental Participation Procedural Due Process