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  • 1. He needs IEP
    If your child is special
  • 2. Individualized Education Program (IEP)
    Help your child to be successful
    IEP is a program that assists students with
    Learning disabilities
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    Emotional disorders
    Cognitive Challengers
    Autism
    Hearing Impairment
    Visual impairment
    Speech or language impairment.
    development delay
    Young children with disabilities need and enriched environment to promote their social and cognitive participation and growth
  • 3. IEP Instruction
    It could be
    At your child’s classroom
    or, in a special room environment
    Your child’s teacher has been trained in helping children with special educational needs.
    If your child physician has recommended special education for your child, talk with the school direct, counselor or teacher for educational assistance
  • 4. Professionals that could help your child
    Psychologist
    Physical therapist
    Occupational therapist
    Speech therapist
    Special educators
    Vision or Hearing specialist
    They will help you to discover your child’s skills and educational needs.
    For complete information visit :
    http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/iep.html
  • 5. Assistive Technology (AT) as alternative
    Technology that helps your child to participate in day to day activities
    Help your child to become an independent student
    Technology that helps children
    To move (body supports)
    To communicate (receptive and expressive devices)
    To use materials to participate (drawing tools, utensils)
    Drawing tools for creative expression and storybooks
    An AT device is any item, piece of equipment, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with disability
  • 6. AT Devices
    Categories
    No Technology or no-tech
    All device that is not electronic
    Piece of foam glued onto the corners of book pages to make turning easier to a study carrel to reduce distraction.
    Low Technology or Low tech
    Electronic devices without sophisticated computer components
    Electronic voice-recording
    Talking watched
    High-technology or high-tech
    Devices with complex, multifunctional technology
    Computer and associated software.
  • 7. At Devises can assist students …..Source: http://www.ericdigests.org/2003-1/assistive.htm
    Organization
    Help to organize students thoughts
    Task analysis
    Webbing
    Outlining
    Develop and structure ideas
    Note taking
    Videotaping class sessions
    Web-cam photography across the Internet
    See and hear what is happening in class
    Send notes via email
    Translate notes
    Writing
    Spelling/ grammar / punctuation check
    Increase interest in writing
    Present ideas
    Organizing
    Drafting
    Editing
    Revising
    Neat/ clear final copy
    Academic Productivity
    Calculators
    Spreadsheets
    Databases
    Graphic software
    Share documents
    Instant message
    Transfer documents
    E-mail attachments
    Access to reference and general educational materials
    Internet
    Interact people far away
    E-library
    Instant messages
    Electronic multimedia
    Online publications
    Cognitive Assistance
    Tutorials
    Problem solving
    Simulations
    Establish to-do lists
    Take and retrieve notes
    Check spelling
    dictionary
  • 8. WHAT KINDS OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS ARE AVAILABLE?
    Listening
    Math
    Organization and memory
    Reading
    Writing
  • 9. What kinds of Assistive Technology tools are available?Source: http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/assistive-technology/702-assistive-technology-for-kids-with-learning-disabilities-an-overview.gs
    Abbreviations expanders
    Alternative Keyboards
    Audio books and publications
    Electronic math work sheets
    Freedom database software
    Graphic organizers and outlining
    Information/data managers
    Optical character recognition
  • 10. Helping a disable child is ….
    Parents
    Family members
    Educators
    Therapists
    Each person whom the child is in contact with
    Everybody’s Responsibility
    Work together
  • 11. Young student Using Intellikeys USB
    Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9hdMJmAZ5Q