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Chapter 20: Adapting… Environments, Materials, and Instruction to Facilitate instruction.
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Adaptations in General Education… Students with moderate/severe disabilities have learning characteristics that hamper their ability to learn the same amount of information, in the same amount of time, and in the same manner as their peers without disabilities. They also do not participate in all activities in the same way as their peers without disabilities. We must remember these key points when discussing involvement in and progress within the general education curriculum because of the amendments to the IDEA in 1997. The language mentions the preference for all students with disabilities to be involved in and progress in general education. The particulars of IDEA are listed on page 384.
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Adaptations… To adapt is” to make fit or suitable by changing or adjusting” and an adaptation is “ a thing resulting from adapting: a change in function, structure, or form that improves the chance of survival… within a given environment.” ( Webster’s Third World Dictionary)
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Explanation of Accommodations… Most students with disabilities require accommodations in order to participate and be successful with in general education. An accommodation is a
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This note was uploaded on 06/18/2011 for the course SPE 3700 taught by Professor Janpearcy during the Spring '11 term at E. Illinois.

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