Education.com
Try
Brainzy
Try
Plus

Special Education Help

An accommodation is an adjustment that allows the child with special needs participate in school in a way that matches the child's learning strengths, styles, and abilities. Hence, the accommodations and modifications for each child is different depending upon the child's special needs and learning disorders.

Related Articles

showing 11 - 20 of 20
  • 11.

    Touch Screen for Special Needs Students

    Touch screen monitors and related software that enable a traditional monitor to emulate a touch screen are powerful...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    Least Restrictive Environment, Mainstreaming, and Inclusion

    The terms least restrictive environment, inclusion, and mainstreaming are often used interchangeably. They are not,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    Teaching Children With Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repeated, involuntary body movements (tics) such as...

    Source: Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Division of Learning Disabilities (DLD)
  • 14.

    Basic Considerations in Using Testing Accommodations

    Several important considerations need to be taken into account in using accommodations in testing or assessment. The...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 15.

    Educational Approaches for ADHD

    Whether stimulant medication is administered or not, the classroom teacher still needs to improve the achievement of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 16.

    Special Education Life Skills

    Life skills are essential to job functioning, and they must be included in instruction for students with special needs....

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 17.

    Hearing Impairments

    Prevalence, Definitions, and Characteristics Individuals with hearing impairments make up .11% of the school-age...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Autism

    Prevalence, Definitions, and Characteristics Autism is a disorder characterized by severe impairments of social,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 19.

    Speech or Language Impairments

    Prevalence, Definitions, and Characteristics Individuals classified with speech or language impairments make up 18.6%...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 20.

    Grading in Special Education

    Consider the following parable (Gallagher, n.d.): Statureland is an island nation with one major industry–purple...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall