Implementation Best Practices
How do you implement IEP accommodations?
Implementation Best Practices
- Clarify the differences between accommodations and modifications.
- Accommodations at a minimum are required for students with IEPs or Section 504 plans.
- Fair is not equal.
- Encourage students to become self-advocates.
- Work together.
- Meet regularly.
- Avoid accommodation pitfalls.
How do you accommodate a speech impaired student?
Be patient and listen. Do not provide words or finish sentences for a person who stutters or speaks with difficulty; let the person complete his or her thoughts. Give students with communication disabilities the opportunity to participate in class discussions as much as possible, even if extra time is necessary.
How can you help students with communication disorders?
- Maintain contact with student.
- Allow students to tape lectures.
- Provide an interpreter (signed English or American Sign Language) to those who require another form of communication.
- Encourage and assist in facilitation of participation in activities and discussions.
- Be patient.
- Be a good listener.
What accommodation can be given to learners with communication difficulties?
Students with speech and language impairments may: need accommodations in seating or use assistive devices in class. have difficulty understanding or following directions. have difficulty reading, writing, or speaking aloud in class.
What can I teach with a special education certification?
Special Education Teaching Certification
- Specific learning disabilities.
- Multiple learning disabilities.
- Speech or language impairments.
- Mental retardation.
- Emotional or behavioral disorders.
- Hearing impairments.
- Orthopedic impairments.
- Visual impairments.
What are accommodations in a lesson plan?
Accommodations allow a student to complete the same tasks as their non-LD peers but with some variation in time, format, setting, and/or presentation. The purpose of an accommodation is to provide a student with equal access to learning and an equal opportunity to show what he knows and what he can do.
What are the teachers responsibilities for students with disabilities who use accommodations?
What are the teacher’s responsibilities for students with disabilities who use accommodations?
- Review the student’s IEP or 504 plan.
- Know the student’s strengths and weaknesses.
What is the role of a special education teacher in an IEP meeting?
A teacher’s role during the IEP meeting is to provide information regarding your child’s present levels of academic performance, the educational goals that need to be met during the school year and what they feel your child’s individual strengths and weaknesses will be on the whole, as well as per subject.
What does a classroom teacher do to support the IEP implementation process?
When planning classroom activities and conducting evaluations, teachers keep IEP goals and outcomes in mind. Teachers must also keep the IEP in mind as they determine how they will collect and evaluate student progress toward educational goals.
Who is responsible for IEP implementation?
Under federal law, the California Department of Education (CDE) is ultimately responsible for ensuring that required procedures are followed and that students receive needed education services in accordance with their IEPs.
What is a general education classroom?
A general education classroom is one that is composed of students of whom at least 70 percent are without identified special education eligibility, that utilizes the general curriculum, that is taught by an instructor certified for general education, and that is not designated as a general remedial classroom. (
How do you qualify for Section 504?
To be protected under Section 504, a student must be determined to: (1) have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities; or (2) have a record of such an impairment; or (3) be regarded as having such an impairment.
What is the difference between an accommodation and modification?
Modifications change “what” is learned and therefore change the content of the grade -specific curriculum. An accommodation is a change that helps a student overcome or work around the disability. These changes are typically physical or environmental changes.
What is the role of the general education teacher in an IEP?
The IEP is the cornerstone of the educational services provided to students who receive special education services. The general education classroom teacher is responsible for implementing the accommodations, the modifications, and the instruction the student receives in the general education classroom.
What are some accommodations for students?
- Work or take a test in a different setting, such as a quiet room with few distractions.
- Sit where they learn best (for example, near the teacher)
- Use special lighting or acoustics.
- Take a test in a small group setting.