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

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Universal Design for Learning

    Universal design provides people with disabilities greater access to the community and the workplace by removing or...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • Source: National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
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    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