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Hayes, Anne M.; Dombrowski, Eileen; Shefcyk, Allison H.; Bulat, Jennae – RTI International, 2018
Learning disabilities are among the most common disabilities experienced in childhood and adulthood. Although identifying learning disabilities in a school setting is a complex process, it is particularly challenging in low- and middle-income countries that lack the appropriate resources, tools, and supports. This guide provides an introduction to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
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Bulat, Jennae; Hayes, Anne M.; Macon, Wykia; Tichá, Renáta; Abery, Brian H. – RTI International, 2017
Having a disability can be one of the most marginalizing factors in a child's life. In education, finding ways to meet the learning needs of children with disabilities can be challenging, especially in schools, districts, regions, and countries with severely limited resources. Inclusive education--which fully engages all children in quality…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Developing Nations
US Department of Education, 2017
Student graduation from high school with a regular high school diploma is an important indicator of school success and one of the most significant indicators of student college and career readiness. In addition, there are substantial economic benefits to high school completion. For example, according to the U.S. Department of Education's National…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, High School Students, Graduation Rate
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 2013
The field of special education, and specifically the area of intellectual disabilities, has undergone dramatic changes in terminology, evaluation practices, service delivery models, expectations for learning, career development, and independent living opportunities. "Guidelines: Intellectual Disabilities in Educational Settings" is…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Educational Legislation
Beech, Marty – Florida Department of Education, 2010
This document updates "Accommodations: Assisting Students with Disabilities. A Guide for Educators," published by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) in 2003. This document is written to assist school district personnel and parents when making decisions about the use of accommodations by students with disabilities in instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities, Testing Accommodations, State Standards
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Hundt, Theresa A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article examines assessment practices for young children with disabilities and establishes how videotaping can effectively supplement traditional methods. It shows how teachers can use videotaping to involve parents in the process of monitoring the objectives in Individualized Education Programs and to increase parent awareness of their…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Methods
Lederer, James B. – 1983
Two years of pilot projects are described that attempt to measure special education pupils' progress without being overly global or overly restrictive. It is explained that to be helpful to students, parents, teachers, and other staff, an evaluation system should provide connections between individualized education programs (IEPs), instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Engleman, Marcia A. – 1984
This manual describes a process by which the pooling of resources, appropriate analyses, and utilization of vocational programs and personnel can be combined to provide a reasoned approach to the assessment of the training and employment potential of handicapped individuals. Section I begins with a review of the program that developed assessment…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis
Kellogg, Robert – 1983
An administrator describes a systematic approach to develop, store, and recall individualized education programs (IEPs) for handicapped students. The approach is designed to reduce time requirements and make classroom supervision and long term student data management more efficient. A thesaurus (presently, over 4,000 entries are stored in the…
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Disabilities, Individualized Education Programs, Management Information Systems
Robb, Gary M.; And Others – 1983
This resource book provides guidelines for planning, developing, and implementing outdoor education programs for disabled youth. Part 1 offers a step by step approach to developing a program that focuses on the use of the natural environment as the primary learning element. Advice is given on individualizing the program, consistent with…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adventure Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wisniewski, Lech A.; And Others – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 1991
This article proposes a continuum of employment training options for students with special needs and identifies program quality indicators in the areas of assessment and the Individual Education Plan; the employment training program; community-based settings; provisions for on-site training and evaluation; and interagency cooperation. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Quality, Employment Practices
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Pyl, Sip J.; And Others – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
Experiences from Sweden, United States, Netherlands, West Germany, and United Kingdom illustrate the construction and implementation of written individual plans for special education students. Experiences indicate the importance of translating diagnostic data on pupils into teaching decisions, teaching based on the plan, and using evaluation data…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ring, Barbara – NASSP Bulletin, 1985
Many school districts have adopted minimum competency tests as part of the requirements for high school diplomas. It is important that the needs of special education students are included when planning and implementing competency testing. Included are three levels of options to consider for modified testing of special students. (MD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Administration, Individual Needs, Individualized Education Programs
Thomson, Charlotte; And Others – 1991
This guide to Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs in New Zealand begins with an overview section which discusses what an IEP is, policy and administrative requirements, and steps in the IEP process. Module 1 presents basic information about the IEP. Module 2 describes school organization to facilitate IEPs and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Communication Skills, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
LaDue, Robin A.; Schacht, Robert M.; Tanner-Halverson, Patricia; McGowan, Mark – 1999
This training manual provides vocational rehabilitation and school counselors with background information and practical tools related to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), with particular reference to the needs of Native Americans. The most recent reliable data (1990) for American Indians and Alaska Natives show a rate of FAS over 10 times the national…
Descriptors: American Indians, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Disability Identification
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