Making the Commitment Resources for Meeting the Special Needs of Adults with DisabilitiesSlide 2
Making the Commitment Outcomes Understand the Basic Needs of Adults with Disabilities Understand the Special Accommodations Process for the GED Tests Identify Resources to Modify Instruction for Students with DisabilitiesSlide 3
Making the Commitment "30-half of ALL grown-up understudies have some sort of learning handicap – large portions of them undiscovered." The National Institute for LiteracySlide 4
Making the Commitment As grown-up teachers, we should work to give the most ideal instructional system for ALL understudies – incorporating understudies with inabilities.Slide 5
Did You Know? Janet Reno Thomas Edison Tom Cruise Hans Christian Andersen Bruce Jenner Michael J. Fox Ludwig von Beethoven Rita Hayworth Alexander Graham Bell Muhammad Ali Patty Duke Mike Wallace Chris Burke Franklin Delano Roosevelt Helen Keller Stevie WonderSlide 6
Making the Commitment If We Are To Make Progress, We Must: Understand the phrasing and the remarkable needs of understudies Identify the assets that will help us address those issues Assist understudies in getting extraordinary housingSlide 7
Making the Commitment What Are We Talking About? Learning Disabilities Medical Disabilities Emotional DisabilitiesSlide 8
Learning Disabilities A changeless issue that influences the route people with typical or above-ordinary knowledge get, store, sort out, recover and utilize data. Perusing aptitudes and perception Math calculation and thinking Writing and spelling Listening and oral expression Problem comprehendingSlide 9
Learning Disabilities What Are the Most Common Learning Disabilities? Dyslexia Dysgraphia Dyscalculia Language DeficitSlide 10
Learning Disabilities What Are the Most Common Learning Disabilities? Visual Perception Auditory Deficits Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderSlide 11
Learning Disabilities What Are the Most Common Learning Disabilities? Visual Perception Auditory Deficits Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderSlide 12
Learning Disabilities What Are the Most Common Learning Disabilities? Visual Perception Auditory Deficits Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderSlide 13
Medical Disabilities A medicinal inability is an archived condition that extremely restrains the understudy\'s capacity to play out the vital abilities required to take the GED Tests. Cerebral Palsy Epilepsy Hearing Impairment/Deaf Visual Impairment/Blind Other Physical DisabilitiesSlide 14
Emotional Disabilities An enthusiastic or mental inability is a condition that can be relied upon to disable an understudy\'s capacity to be fruitful on the GED Tests under customary testing conditions. Schizophrenia Depression Attention Deficit Disorder Tourette SyndromeSlide 15
Making the Commitment The GED Testing Service Provides Accommodations For: Medical Disabilities Emotional Disabilities Learning DisabilitiesSlide 16
Making the Commitment Approved Accommodations Audiocassette version Braille release Large print version Extended time Scribe Frequent, directed breaks Calculator Interpreter Private TestingSlide 17
Making the Commitment Accommodations Not Allowed Word processors Spell check programs Computers (with the exception of the most great incapacities – must be affirmed by GEDTS) Readers Unlimited timeSlide 18
Making the Commitment How Can Students Obtain Special Accommodations? Restorative Disability Student finishes Form SA-001 Medical specialist or other fitting proficient confirms the therapeutic condition Form and documentation sent by Chief Examiner to the Florida GED AdministratorSlide 19
Making the Commitment How Can Students Obtain Special Accommodations? Passionate Disability Student finishes Form SA-001 (with the exception of ADD) Medical specialist or other suitable expert checks the medicinal condition Form and documentation sent by Chief Examiner to the Florida GED AdministratorSlide 20
Making the Commitment How Can Students Obtain Special Accommodations? Learning Disability (counting ADD & ADHD) Student finishes Form L-15 Appropriate guaranteed proficient findings the particular learning handicap Appropriate report appended to the Form L-15 Form and documentation sent by Chief Examiner to the Florida GED AdministratorSlide 21
Making the Commitment Four Levels of Review Available for Students Level 1: Screening of documentation for approval by GED State Administrator Level 2: Expert clinical survey Level 3: Expert Panel audit Level 4: National Advisory PanelSlide 22
Making the Commitment Under ADA, 504 and IDEA the Student Must: Demonstrate potential to do the errand Provide verification of recorded inability Demonstrate that the incapacity essentially, contrarily affects one of life\'s real exercisesSlide 23
Educational (IDEA) Definition The Student Must Have: Average to above normal scholarly potential (GED extensively characterizes this as a 70 or above) Information preparing brokenness Significant error in scholastic accomplishment because of data handling brokenness .Slide 24
Making the Commitment FORM-L-15: Request Accommodations for LD and/or ADHD Basic Information: Names, focus, and so on Documentation capabilities of experts estimation of potential estimation of data preparing estimation of current accomplishment Accommodations asked forSlide 25
Steps in finishing Approval for Accommodations The understudy must: Get Form L-15 Gather required data from analysts, therapists and/or instructors Present finished Form L-15 to supporter or GED focus director Have structure sent to GED State Administrator who favors or not endorsesSlide 26
Making the Commitment What Do Students Need in the GED Classroom? Instructional Modifications Specialized Materials Specialized Equipment Trained Teachers Support ServicesSlide 27
Making the Commitment Where Can I Find Information About Instructional Modifications and Resources for Students?Slide 28
Making the Commitment Florida GED Administrators\' Manual, Appendix A (Revised 2001) http://www.floridatechnet.org/spans/links.htm This is the Florida Bridges to Practice site. It is dedicated to giving preparing and backing to Adults with Learning Disabilities. The site incorporates connections to different locales, a pamphlet and data about preparing open doors accessible all through Florida.Slide 29
Making the Commitment Accommodations: Assisting Students with Disabilities, A Guide for Educators http://www.firn.edu/doe/commhome/accomm00.pdf Developed for the Florida K-12 framework, this is a great aide for any instructor. Pages 19-42 particularly address instructional adjustments.Slide 30
Making the Commitment National Resources for Adults with Learning Disabilities http://www.nifl.gov/nalld/resource.htm This site gives data on finding qualified experts to analyze handicaps, associations that give assets to grown-ups with inabilities and various different regions.Slide 31
Making the Commitment GEDTS - Accommodating Accommodations http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/%7Ekkid/gedhome.htm The GEDTS Resource Page gives data on the different housing accessible for understudies wishing to take the GED Tests. Incorporates extremely intensive headings for precisely finishing a Form L-15 for Adults with Learning Disabilities.Slide 32
Making the Commitment National Center for Learning Disabilities http://www.ncld.org This site gives data and tips about all parts of Learning Disabilities. The site gives data pertinent to both kids and grown-ups.Slide 33
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