Final Exam Study Guide
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Very Low Incidence Disabilities: Multiple-Severe Disabilities, Deaf-Blindness, and
Traumatic Brain Injury
Explain the major characteristics of students with multiple-severe disabilities.
Describe the impact of deaf-blindnes
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Understand the relationship between autism, Asperger syndrome, and PDD-NOS as
autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Identify the core characteristics of individuals within the autism spectrum.
Low Vision and Blindness
Divide visual disabilities into two functional subgroups.
Discuss ways to accommodate the general education setting for students with visual
Explain why orientation and mobility targe
Physical and Health Disabilities
Explain how physical or health disabilities are organized.
Discuss the steps teachers should take to assist a student who is having a seizure.
Describe accommodations to the learning environ
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Justify discontinuing the use of the term mental retardation.
Discuss the key components of the 2002 AAMR definition of intellectual disabilities, and
explain the levels of severit
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Explain how ambiguous definitions can influence how we identify and support students
with emotional or behavioral disorders.
Identify academic and social characteristics of these students.
List the key features of the IDEA 04 definition of learning disabilities.
Discuss the different types of learning disabilities.
Explain how an individuals response to intervention (RTI) is assessed.
Speech and Language Impairments
Describe speech impairments and language impairments.
Discuss the prevalence of speech or language impairments, and indicate how the
prevalence of this type of disability is related to that of
Individualized Special Education Programs: Planning and Delivering Services
Explain how six specific, yet general, approaches support students improved
performance in the general education curriculum.
Discuss each special ed
Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference
Explain the different perspectives of disabilities.
Explain how the civil rights of people with disabilities are protected.
Discuss why Congress passed IDEA in 1975 and
Case Law & Legislation
Brown v. Board of Education
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Date: 1954 Requirements: Equal Protection Scenario: Four cases combined. The most famous case was in Kansas. A young girl named Linda Brown had to go to school 5 miles from her home, even
Court Cases 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education
1964 Civil Rights Act
1972 Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children (PARC) vs. Pennsylvania
1972 Mills vs. Board of Education
1973 Rehabilitation Act: Section 504
1975 Education for all
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"Wide range of biological and environmental conditions that are associated with an increased probability for. cognitive, social, affective, or physical problem
Early Childhood Special Education Services
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Rationale for Early Intervention Services (Bricker, 1989)
Four fundamental arguments: 1. Optimizing each child's development, 2. Preventing th
Families and Culture
A family is defined as people living together
who are related by birth, marriage or adoption Culture refers to the shared values, traditions and beliefs of a group of people
Chapter Three is about the intersection
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.is neither a destination nor something that one "becomes." It is a continual pursuit of being responsive to the priorities and choices of families.
Key Elements of Family Centeredness
Family is constant in Child's life. Honor and re