ERIC Number: ED466857
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Students with Disabilities & the General Education Curriculum.
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, Marion.
This guide offers a collection of suggestions for teachers and parents of children with disabilities to maximize their access to the general curriculum. These include: the legal requirements concerning access to the general curriculum; principles of access to the general education curriculum; relevant Congressional findings; general education curriculum and statewide testing; the purpose of modifications; suggested adaptations and modifications related to volume of work, time, support, difficulty, participation, and physical adaptations; ways parents and teachers can help students follow directions, pay attention to words, organize, stay on task, work independently, and remember; examples of what participation in the general education curriculum means; the eight intelligences with examples; a quiz to determine a child's strong intelligences; what we know from research about learning; the importance of "hands-on" learning; and parent rights. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 165 W. Center St., Ste. 302, Marion, OH 43302-3741 ($12.95). Tel: 740-382-5452.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, Marion.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio