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SPD 632 Characteristics of a DisabilityCharacteristics of a DisabilityNational University SPD 632Cindy SchmidtFebruary 9, 2020
SPD 632 Characteristics of a DisabilityAbstract:The following is a chart on the disabilities described under the laws of IDEA. Several sources are obtained to construct an organized chart that describes what a particular disability may look like in the classroom. Also provided is are selected strategies that may assist a student academically having said disability.
SPD 632 Characteristics of a DisabilityListand define each disability category as explained under IDEAExample of how this disability would manifest itself in the classroom.For all Catagories: May perform grade levels behind that of peers.Based on how this disability manifests itself in the classroom, give an example of a strategy you would use to help the student access the core curriculum in the general education classroom. At least one of your strategies must address an English learner student with a disability. Be sure to provide a rationale for each choice. Be sure to cite your sources.For all categories: Check for understanding/SDAIEAutism: means a developmental disability significantly affecting verbal and nonverbal communication and social interaction, generally evident before age three.Difficulty with communication and interaction with other peopleRestricted interests and repetitive behaviorsSymptoms that affect the person’s ability to function in school, work, and other areas of lifeories/Making little or inconsistent eye contactHaving a tendency not to look at orlisten to peopleRarely sharing enjoyment of objects or activities by pointing at or showing things to othersFailing to, or being slow to, respond to someone calling their name or to other verbal attempts togain attentionHaving difficulties with the back and forth of conversationOften talking at length about a favorite subject without noticing that others are not interested or without giving others a chance to Treat them like any other kid asmuch as possible.Let the child know what will happen next.Set Expectations, be Consistent, and Follow ThroughAcknowledge your child or students for complying with your requestsTell the child specifically what you expect and allow him to earn privileges for complying with your expectationsGive choices-not too manyIf possible, use a schedule to let the child know how his day
SPD 632 Characteristics of a DisabilityrespondHaving facial expressions, movements, and gestures that do not match what is being saidHaving an unusual tone of voice that may sound sing-song or flat and robot-likeHaving trouble understanding another person’s point of view or being unable to predict or understand other people’s actions.Undesired behaviorories/will goDistract and redirect problematic behavior instead ofsaying “stop” or “no.”If the child seems over