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  1. 1. Amy SpearsJanuary 20, 2013 EEX 6065UCF Spring 2013
  2. 2.  “Engaging Youth With and Without Significant Disabilities in Inclusive Service Learning” by Eric W. Carter, Beth Sweedeen, and Colleen K. Moss Where to teach secondary students with disabilities? Classroom or Community? Service learning Service Learning Programs  The Natural Supports Project  Cooperation for National and Community Service
  3. 3.  Service learning opportunities beneficial for secondary students with disabilities Many students with disabilities have a hard time transferring skills and information There is a need for volunteer work and a need for the students to learn these skills.
  4. 4.  Are schools helping students thrive? Important for team to work together to create a transition plan Students should be able to have a say in their transition plan Students use self-determination skills to identify their strengths and interests to choose what they want to do after graduation. Service Learning opportunities help these students find their strengths and interests.
  5. 5.  “High School Physical Education Teachers’ Beliefs about Teaching Students with Mild to Severe Disabilities” by Kevin M. Casebolt and Samuel R. Hodge 5 physical education teachers interviewed in different schools Overall attitude towards including students with disabilities in their class positive, but all teachers felt additional training was needed Additional support should be given for physical education teachers when it comes to teaching students with special needs
  6. 6.  Many physical education teachers left to fend for themselves Little or no training for these teachers Unreasonable to expect them to know how to adapt their lessons if they don’t understand the disability or the student Access to adaptive P.E. coaches county-wide
  7. 7.  Needs of students with disabilities not being met Is it the least restrictive setting if they are not able to learn? Teachers should be aware of and trained for any accommodations the student might need in physical education Schools and counties need to understand the need for training all teachers that come in contact with students with disabilities Best learning environment
  8. 8.  “Secondary and Transition Programming for 18-21 Year Old Students in Rural Wisconsin” by Lana L. Collet-Klingenberg and Sharon M. Kolb All services not provided for secondary students with disabilities to promote successful transition Lack of resources
  9. 9.  Implications that come with planning for transition to adulthood What accommodations does the city provide? Not enough resources in many towns and cities
  10. 10.  Many steps an IEP team must go through for transition services Many questions need to be answered Research local resources and opportunities for student Have everything prepared before graduation
  11. 11.  Carter, E. W., Swedeen, B., & Moss, C. K. (2012). Engaging youth with and without significant disabilities in inclusive service learning. Teaching exceptional children,44(5). Retrieved January 20, 2012 Casebolt, K. M., & Hodge, S. R. (2010). High school physical education teachers beliefs about teaching students with mild to severe disabilities. Physical Educator ,67(3). Retrieved January 20, 2013 Collet-Klingenberg, L. L., & Kolb, S. M. (2011). Secondary and transition programming for 18-21 year old students in rural wisconsin. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 30(2). Retrieved January 20, 2013