This is a special education class:
For this prompt: Note that we are all lacking in understanding of some aspects of other’s culture. Really focus on what we can do practically within our classrooms and schools to help support an understanding of our student’s families, culture, and associations.
1. In what ways can knowledge of diversity, or the lack thereof, affect your role as an educator? Specifically address diversity as a part of families, cultures, and school. (150 words)
2. Do you feel there are any students with disabilities who would not be successful in an inclusive classroom? Why or why not? (150 words)
Then do: Assignment: Special education teachers are part of the assessment team that determines eligibility for special education services. There are 14 major eligibility categories defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Special educators must have general knowledge of the guidelines for eligibility, the characteristics, causes, and effects on learning, and how often the disabilities occur within a defined population in order to contribute to team collaboration and consult articulately with staff and parents.
Use the “IDEA Disability Category Comparison Template” to outline information for the categories of disability under IDEA. The first category, Autism, is completed for you.
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.