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Unformatted text preview: Module III: Typical/Atypical Development and the Impact of Disabilities on the Family SPE 2000 Mr. Cooper, Instructor Development.. Development Physical Cognitive Language Emotional Social/Behavioral What is “typical” development? Infant Birth-1 year Toddler 2-4 years Early School Age 5-8 years Preadolescence 9-12 years Adolescence 12-16 years Impact of Disabilities Important to note is that a disability Important may be a result of a developmental delay in one or more of these areas. The more areas impacted the more significant the disability. significant To Discuss.. What is a family? How have families changed? What factors affect families? How does the presence of a disability impact How family members? family Defining Family Devise an operational definition of a Devise family in your group. Then using your definition, determine whether each description that follows constitutes a family according to your definition. family Is it a Family? A mother, father, mother, and two young children living in the same house. the A young couple who young considers themselves as such but are not married and reside in separate residences, yet share bills and accompany each other to many functions. to Is it a Family? A step-parent who step-parent despite being divorced from the mother of his stepmother children, cares for children, his ex’s children. his Two ladies who are Two elderly that share an assisted living apartment and enjoy each other’s company company Is it a Family? A grown child and grown her father who have not spoken in years and regard themselves as unrelated unrelated A foster parent foster temporarily raising two brothers from a racially diverse background. background. Definition of Family Family (Turnbull, Turnbull, Shank, & Family Leal, 1995)– How have families changed? In one minute, make a list of major In changes that have occurred or factors that have had a major impact in/on American families during the last century. during Current Status of American Families Population and Family Characteristics Economic Security Health Behavior and Social Environment Education Population and Characteristics What percentage of America’s population is made up of What children? children? What percentage of children do NOT live with two What parents? parents? In 2002, what percentage of births were to unmarried In mothers? mothers? In 2003 what percentage of children had a least one parent In who was foreign-born? who Percentage of children with a parent who has not received Percentage a high school diploma. high Economic Security What is the poverty level for a family of 4? What percentage of American children lived in What families with their income below the poverty threshold in 2002? threshold What percentage of children living in femaleheaded households lived in poverty in 2002? headed Disparities by race? Disparities The Health of our Nation’s Children Since the early 1990’s do you think birth rates Since for adolescents have risen, declined, or remained steady? remained What percentage of American children are What considered overweight? considered Infant mortality has decreased to ____% in Infant 2002. 2002. In 2003, approximately what percentage of In people in America did not have health insurance? % insurance? Behavior and Social Environment What percentage of all violent crimes involved a What juvenile offender? % juvenile What percentage of 8th graders report that they smoke cigarettes daily? % smoke What percentage of 12th graders report illicit drug use? % drug What percentage of 10th graders reported having consumed at least five drinks in a row during two weeks prior to being asked in 2003? % two Education What percentage of 3-5 year olds were read What to daily by a family member in 2001? to % What percentage of young adults (ages 1824) reported obtaining a diploma or a GED? % In 2003, what percentage of adults ages 2529 reported that they had attained a 29 bachelor’s degree or higher? bachelor’s % Impact Activity WHO Parents Siblings Extended Family Social Groups Community HOW Time, role confusion, Time, money, marriage… money, Impact of Disabilities Ecological factors Ecological Emotional impact Emotional Daily life impact Daily School factors Family/School Partnerships PL 105-17 calls for the involvement of parents in PL the special education process – parents are viewed as educational decision-makers and partners in shared-decision making. shared-decision Other types of partnerships Advocate (child and political) Educational decision makers Collaborators/Support Information Specialist Barriers to Partnerships Family’s perceived lack of knowledge Family’s Lack of defined roles of the family Lack Family values (priorities of the family) Economic Daily life functions Cultural diversity of the family Cross cultural dissonance Values and Perceptions Linguistic differences Cultural Diversity for Teachers.. Defined as.. Defined (a) the political, social, and economic realities that individuals experience in culturally diverse and complex human encounters; and (b) the importance of culture, race, sexuality and gender, ethnicity, religion, socioeconomic status and exceptionalities in the learning process. exceptionalities (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, 1986) Cultural Reciprocity Values Identification (professional’s) Family Perspective Identification Explicit Recognition Discussion and Collaboration Test Information Objective, scantron format Multiple choice, matching, true-false 70 questions 70 Lecture and book Modules I, II, III Bring pencils and something to do Dismissal Times Posted outside SPE office and auditorium ...
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