Education 230 School Observation Paper

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School Observation Paper Sonya Mirchandani 5/1/17 Dr. Allison Education 230
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1 This semester, I had the opportunity to visit the Colwyck Center in New Castle, Delaware, and the Meadowood Program in Newark, Delaware. The Colwyck Center consists of various schools, and the special needs school which I visited was the John G. Leach school. This school only serves students with disabilities, providing them with the related services and assistance that they need. The Meadowood Program serves students from ages three to twenty- one with moderate to severe disabilities. The children all have individual education plans and have the opportunity to work alongside neuro-typical children. Meadowood promotes full inclusion classrooms. Touring and observing these two schools has helped confirm some of my views and shift some of them pertaining to full inclusion versus continuum of services; and, I was able to gain firsthand insight and experience into how staff and schools serve students with disabilities. The educational characteristics of the children served in the schools varied greatly within each center, as well as between the two centers. The first center I was able to tour and observe in was the Colwyck Center. Within the environment, there were students enrolled with wide ranges of severity of disabilities and levels of cognitive development. The John G. Leach School serves students with physical disabilities, moderate to severe cognitive disabilities, or serious health impairments. Therefore, each student had an individual education plan, and learned in different
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