Multiple disabilities part 1

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Multiple disabilities part 1

  1. 1. Multiple DisabilitiesBrittinie & TriciaOctober 16, 2012
  2. 2. Encompasses a combination of conditions that may impact a students ability to learn and achieve success in an academic setting. o Students with severe disabilities are typically included under this terminology. o This disability category includes those students with the most severe physical, cognitive, and communicative impairments. "It should be noted o The common connection isnt that they have two or more co-existing impairments, however, thatthese but that they generally need extensive support across any number of skill areas. studenis can alsohave average or even Cfioracterisftcs - Six Categories that impact their learning: above^average help develop appropriate intelligence - instructional programs. Intellectual functioning- Motor development- Most have severe Significant delays in fine Health care needs- impairments and gross motor skills Medical procedures, Physical Therapy w/ medical aids, medications Adaptive skills- orthopedic supports to Especially self-care and improve deficits in motor Communication skills- Resovsrces: social skills Challenges requiring Programs should include Sensory impairments- augmentative and United Cerebral Palsy Association — : self-care and self- Hearing and visual alternative communication wwwMJcp.org advocacy components impairments are common (essential for their Having a clear Utah Center for Assistive ! inclusion in the understanding of their Technology — - - • : - • mjt .-.- : I community) sensory impairments will www.ucat.usoF.ataagov 7 Assistiveware — Teaching Strategies* GOAL: AAC devices allow students with MD to Planning process: a Peer tutoring - Must be www.assistiveware.cQm;. share countless emotional multidisciplinary process reciprocal. Student with and social benefits that Project Ideal- (parents, teachers, physical MD should be able to hitp://prajectfdealonliae.- can come from a therapist, assistive provide something to the 6rg/multipleDisabiIitias. reciprocal interaction with technology teachers, and tutoring process, even if it another person. any additional support is simply social behavior. National Dissemination : staff). Center for Children with Tangible and tactile Assistive technology - is Disabilities symbol systems: http://nichcy.org/disabili Determining the students an effective tool for Choice boards Ity/specifl-C/muitiple: : ;:; strengths and desires students with MD in Object prompts & overcoming functional symbols Determine what Resources and communicative Physical modeling & and support will be needed limitations. prompting Computer or microswitch Develop an IEP Augmentative and technology Alternative Integrate students with Communication -is any multiple disabilities with instructional device, other peers. Part of the technique, or system that learning process is social serves to support and development. bolster communication

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