Accommodating diverse learners in the classroom
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[§300.39(b)(3)] Thus, special education involves adapting the “content, methodology, or delivery of instruction.” In fact, the special education field can take pride in the knowledge base and expertise it’s developed in the past 30-plus years of individualizing instruction to meet the needs of students with disabilities.Part 1: A Quick Look at Terminology Part 2: Different Types of Supports and adaptations all mean the same thing.The simple answer is: No, not completely, but yes, for the most part. ) People tend to use the terms interchangeably, to be sure, and we will do so here, for ease of reading, but distinctions can be made between the terms.If the IEP team decides that a child needs a particular modification or accommodation, this information must be included in the IEP.Supports are also available for those who work with the child, to help them help that child be successful.
The IEP team decides which related services a child needs and specificies them in the child’s IEP. One of the most powerful types of supports available to children with disabilities are the other kinds of supports or services (other than special education and related services) that a child needs to be educated with nondisabled children to the maximum extent appropriate.