pam work 2 - Week 1 Disability Definitions Analysis Read...

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Week 1 Disability Definitions Analysis Read Chapter 1 of the class text and the characteristics/identification sections of Chapters 4, 5, and 6. Using this information, prepare a 3-4 page paper stating the IDEA definition of learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional behavioral disturbance. Analyze the defining features by stating the related characteristics for each of the three categories. Then, describe identification procedures for each. Cite three sources in addition to the class text. IDEA is a rule which safeguards families with frailties or disability services through the nation. This ruling directs in what way states and community organizations offers and gives early intervention, special education and linked services to qualified infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. There are two parts to IDEA part B and Part C. Part C features disabled infants and toddlers (birth to 2) through early interventions services to their family and Part B is for children and youth who are 3 to 21 they receive special education and interrelated service Our country's special education law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), describes a particular learning disability as " a condition in any or more of the basic emotional procedures convoluted in accepting or in using language, spoken or written, that may patent itself in an flawed ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do math calculations, containing circumstances such as perceptual incapacities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia." (Definition of Learning Disability, N.D.). October 2010 President Obama signed a new law which was Rosa Law; this law change the term IDEA use for mental retardation.” Rosa’s Law changed the term to be used in future to “intellectual disability.” The meaning itself, conversely, did not change. Consequently, “intellectual disability” is well-defined as” meaningfully subs average general intelligent effective and functioning, current simultaneously with deficits in adaptive behavior and
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manifested during the developmental period, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance.” [34 CFR §300.8(c)(6)] (Intellectual Disability, 2009). IDEA describes emotional disturbance as follows: “a condition or disorder displaying some or more of the following features and characteristic over a extended period of time and to a noticeable and perceptual degree that unfavorably distresses a child’s educational performance: (A) Failure to study and learn that cannot be clarified and described by academic, physical, or health factors. (B)
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