Students with Special Needs
What do I do now?
Dr. Jeff Allen &
Christine Holecek
Business & Marketing
Conference
July 25-2...
Special Education
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Disability Categories
• Autism
• Mental Retardation
• Visual Impairment
• Hearing Impairment
• Other Health Impairments
• ...
Buzz Words
• LRE: Least Restrictive
Environment—In your classroom
you will find a wide array of
students: General Educatio...
Serving Students with
Special Needs
Autism
Mental Retardation
Visual Impairment
Hearing Impairment
Other Health
Impairment...
Comparison IDEA Section 504
Purpose To ensure that all children
with disabilities have
available to them a FAPE
(Free And ...
Individualized Education
Program (IEP)
• By law, the IEP must include certain information about
the child and the educatio...
ARD: Annual Review and
Dismissal Committee
• Parent
• Regular Education Teacher
• Special Education Teacher or Service
Pro...
Primary Functions of ARD
• IEP Team (ARD is a Texas Term)
• Develop the students IEP
• Decide on placement
• Meet at least...
Independent School District
Please check with your special education
department to get the specific rules and
regulations ...
For More Information
Dr. Jeff Allen
jeff_allen@unt.edu
Christine Holecek
cholecek@wacoisd.org
Office of Special Education ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Texasbusmark20054 students with special needs

417 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
417
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
10
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Texasbusmark20054 students with special needs

  1. 1. Students with Special Needs What do I do now? Dr. Jeff Allen & Christine Holecek Business & Marketing Conference July 25-29, 2005
  2. 2. Special Education Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  3. 3. Disability Categories • Autism • Mental Retardation • Visual Impairment • Hearing Impairment • Other Health Impairments • Emotional Disturbance • Speech or Language Impairments • A Specific Learning Disability • Orthopedic Impairments • Traumatic Brain Injury • Multiple Disabilities • Deaf-Blindness • Deafness
  4. 4. Buzz Words • LRE: Least Restrictive Environment—In your classroom you will find a wide array of students: General Education, Section 504, and Special Education (regular class room is the first consideration) • IEP: Individual Educational Plans • BIP: Behavior Intervention Plans • MODS: Modifications • Section 504: Rehabilitation Act 1973
  5. 5. Serving Students with Special Needs Autism Mental Retardation Visual Impairment Hearing Impairment Other Health Impairments Emotional Disturbance Speech or Language Impairments A Specific Learning Disability Orthopedic Impairments Traumatic Brain Injury Multiple Disabilities Deaf-Blindness Deafness 504 504 ADD ADHD Dyslexia Conduct Disorder Substance Abuse Identity Disorder Depression Alcoholism Suicidal TB Encopresis Asthma Enuresis Dystmia AIDS/HIV Diabetes
  6. 6. Comparison IDEA Section 504 Purpose To ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a FAPE (Free And Public Education) To prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in any program receiving public funds Who is Protected Students who are eligible under the 13 categories of qualifying conditions Much broader “qualified handicapped person” Parents are also protected Procedural Safeguards •Comprehensive Notice •IEP Required •Re-evaluation every 3 years •Due Process-SEA Responsible •General and Individual Notice •Individual Service Agreement •Periodic Re-Evaluation •Due Process-LEA Responsible Responsibility Special Education Director Section 504 Coordinator Enforcement OSEP(Office of Spec. Ed)/SEA(State Ed.Agency) OCR—Office of Civil Rights Funding Partial Funding No Funding Difference between IDEA & 504
  7. 7. Individualized Education Program (IEP) • By law, the IEP must include certain information about the child and the educational program designed to meet his or her unique needs. In a nutshell, this information is: – Current performance – Annual goals – Special education and related services – Participation with nondisabled children – Participation in state and district-wide tests – Dates and places – Transition service needs – Needed transition services – Age of majority – Measuring progress
  8. 8. ARD: Annual Review and Dismissal Committee • Parent • Regular Education Teacher • Special Education Teacher or Service Provider • Someone who can interpret the instructional implications of the assessment data • Representative of the school district • Others who, in the judgment of the parent or the school, have special knowledge or expertise • When appropriate, the student
  9. 9. Primary Functions of ARD • IEP Team (ARD is a Texas Term) • Develop the students IEP • Decide on placement • Meet at least yearly
  10. 10. Independent School District Please check with your special education department to get the specific rules and regulations regarding modification of your instruction. There are a multitude of rules and regulations regarding documentation and confidentiality of students receiving special education services.
  11. 11. For More Information Dr. Jeff Allen jeff_allen@unt.edu Christine Holecek cholecek@wacoisd.org Office of Special Education Programs Federal Agency with responsibility for the implementation of IDEA

×