In this assignment, you will reflect on how federal law, research, and Interventions relate to early childhood exceptional education and how this knowledge can be used to improve professional practices.
Course Objectives • Analyze current educational literature pertaining to student. • Present informed arguments on the major issues regarding inclusion, special education, and various classroom models and their impact on students being served and the profession. • Collaborate with other school professionals regarding best practices in special education in an interdisciplinary team, and plan for transitions into and out of special education programs for students with exceptionalities. • Using peer-reviewed research, identify best practices and plan for meeting the needs of students who are gifted, who have exceptional needs, and who have learning disabilities. • Collaborate with families and significant adults in the lives of students with exceptionalities. • Discuss assistive technology available to special education teachers, students with exceptionalities, and families. • Identify classroom models and trends, and discuss their impact on classroom practices related to students with exceptionalities. • Engage as a reflective practitioner by relating the knowledge and skills gained in this course to education practice.
Directions: 1) Save and print the Module 5 Reflection PDF. 2) Create a Word or text document for your response. Use 12-point Arial or Times New Roman font. 3) Use APA (6th edition) format for the title page, references page, and in-text citations. 4) Use course readings and at least one source from outside the course to respond to the three topics. 5) Develop an introduction and conclusion for the paper. Use the topics as subheadings.
6) Reflect in a three-page paper on the following: Federal Legislation and Early Intervention • Consider the impact of requiring states to make appropriate and free public education available to students with disabilities. o What are the advantages of early intervention for students with disabilities?