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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.

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    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)
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    Addressing Problem Behavior in the IEP Process

    The IDEA requires that if a student with disabilities exhibits problem behaviors that impede his or her learning or the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    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
  • Source: National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
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    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
  • 17.

    Response to Intervention: What It Is, and How It Can Help Your Child

    Are you worried that your child isn't doing as well in school as he could be? Do you feel like he needs a little extra...

  • 18.

    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)
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    Mental Retardation

    Prevalence and Definitions of Mental Retardation Individuals classified as mentally retarded represent 10.3% of the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall