People First Language
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People First Language
People First Language recognizes that individuals with disabilities are - first and
foremost - people. It emphasizes each person's value, individuality, dignity and
Alana Crystina Page
Case Study I EEX 4742
Case Study Response Whose Benefits are to be Sacrificed?
In this case, I believe information provided was acceptable, though not ideal. Sam is a
third grade student in a mainstream class. Mrs. Cheng, his teacher,
Definition of Mental Retardation
refers to substantial limitations in present functioningcharacterized by
significantly subaverage intellectual functioning, existing concurrently with related
limitations in two or more of the following ad
Do I know the latest top ten?
No, I dont.
What else is there to talk about? He clearly wants to entertain me this afternoon.
Shall we play a game of checkers?
I have to confess I dont know how.
More deep thought.
Psychologist Claire Kopp (1983) defined risk factors as a wide range of biological and
environmental conditions that are associated with increased probability for cognitive,
social, affective, and physical problems. Biological condit
Case: Where Are The Lines To Be Drawn?
Amy Rowley was a hearing impaired first grader. Consistent with the requirements of IDEA, an
IEP was devised for Amy that provider her with a hearing aid and instruction in sign language
and lip reading. Aga
The concept of least restrictive environment (LRE) is a relative one that is, one that must be
interpreted anew for each student on the basis of his unique learning characteristics. While we may
like to define the LRE as
EEX 4742 (792)
Narrative Perspectives on Exceptionality: Cultural and Ethical Issues
This course is designed to offer students a meaningful way to interpret exceptionalities through the
personal perspectives of individuals with disabilities,
Published February 15, 2007
Rich Wilber has a sunny smile, bright eyes and a confident way about him. He's
athletic, has a girlfriend and a good job. At 37, Rich's success is extraordinary, given
that when he wa
1. Define cultural intelligence.
Outsiders ability to interpret someones unfamiliar and ambiguous gestures in the way a persons
2. What are the three components of cultural intelligence? Define each.
Cognitive (head): devise learning stra
In your opinion (or based on your past experiences), which aspects of project scope management
do you find to be the most challenging? A one paragraph answer is sufficient.
I do not have a lot of experience with project management but based on the reading
There are many reasons that are contributing to the rise of the global human population;
however, the growing necessity for human access to clean water is a daunting challenge with no
real easy solution without impacting the global climate drastically. Th
A Day In The Life of a Special Education Teacher
Early Recognition of Child Development Problems
Learning Disabilities, Educational Testing, and Other Concer
History of Discrimination
Separate Is Not Equal
Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
Important Principles Articulated
Individuals in modern society need a decent formal education as a
condition for a decent quality
Categories of Disabilities Provided for by Federal Law
Specific Learning Disabilities
Other Health Impairments (including autism)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Speech or Language Im
Parents Wishes v. Professional Judgment
Describe reasonable alternatives. Endorse one of your choices.
I feel that Ms. Burns has made an appropriate effort in integration and has shown
successful results. As a special needs teacher, Ms. Burns is likely hi
Sam's case, as described by his mother and teacher, indicate that there may be a
significant history of emotional abuse and consequent behavioral issues.
After a staffing and a highly regulated process, Sam was removed from the classroom
and placed in a s
IDEA Definition of Emotional Disturbance
The term means a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long
period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a childs educational performance.
Frequently Asked Questions
I am an Education Major at the Tampa campus. This class is not a requirement for my
major, and I am using it for my Gordon Rule Expectations for Communication. Am I still
required to do the work that the education major
In Steinbecks Of Mice and Men, two men set out on a journey towards a life of
fulfillment. George is a small man of average build, with restless eyes and strong features. He is a
typical man living in the Great Depression era in the Western United States.
Law, Facts, and Values Summary
Law and Ethics
Laws and ethics are intimately related. Laws frequently encompass ethical principles and an
implicit ethical obligation exists to obey the law. On the other hand, the overlap doesnt mean that
Learning Disabilities Across The Lifespan
Its important to remember that these characteristics are common for the group of people
with learning disabilities, but will not necessarily characterize any specific individual.
So, some kids wil
The federal definition:
Specific learning disabilities means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological
processes involved in understanding or using language spoken or written, which may manifest
Terry Rose, Ph.D.
EEX 4742 Narrative Perspectives on Exceptionalities: Cultural and Ethical Perspectives
Topics of Discussion
Social, educational, and legal context for providing services to people with disabilities
Ethical problem solving and
According to Governing data Only 4 states have legalized it for recreational use. Washington, Colorado
Alaska and Oregon will become the next states where recreational use is legal after voters approved the
cannabis ballot to become effective in 2015. 19