AT RISK STUDENTS
I. The term refers to students who are risk for not completing high school. It was taken from a
1983 report on education entitled a Nation at risk. In theory it relates to all students who are at
risk of not completing their education due
Exceptional Students: Students who need changes in the
methods, procedures, curriculum, or environment of
school to be successful.
II. Special Education (SpEd): Students who need changes due
to disability. The categories for SpEd can be found on
the web o
CULTURE, DISABILITIES AND
Parents/family and support systems
The above is the most important variable in a childs success in school.
a. From the earliest research on school performance the role of family
and support systems has been part of the background but rarely list
as a vari
AUTISM, ASD, PDD?
Most parents of autistic children suspect that something is wrong by the time the child is 18 months old and seek
help by the time the child is age 2. Children with autism typically have difficulties in:
K205 REVIEW 2
Know what an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) is and who it is developed to assist.
Know what ages and differences are part of early childhood special education.
Understand the challenge of the concept that all children in spec
K205 REVIEW 1
Special Education (Sp Ed) is a branch of education concerned with the instruction of students,
with disabilities, who need accommodations, adaptations, or modifications, to traditional
education methods and/or curriculum. These students rece
I. Future story coma- IQ score 20- cant dress eat- leave
a. Definition: 1. IQ score under about 70
2. Significantly below average adaptive skills.
3. Started before 18th birthday