This module presents a growth model that embraces and supports the unique characteristics of students with complex needs. It will provide the reader with examples of how adults and peers can engineer the environment for rich and meaningful communication interactions and improve access to the regular curriculum.
Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours
- What's Included
- 34 pages
- Optional $20 certficate
- Assess the student's AT supports to determine where they fall on the continuum of the Presence to Contribution scale: Is the student merely physically present? Is the student cognitively engaged and fully participating? Is the student socially connected and contributing to the classroom learning experience?
- Identify barriers to participation and problem-solve possible solutions, such as classroom accommodations, instructional strategies, and assistive technologies.
- Identify their students' learning needs in the areas of visual and auditory processing, and access to language development.
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