Students with speech and language disorders have difficulty pronouncing, speaking and expressing themselves orally with fluidity and ease. In order to accommodate the needs of my students with speech and language disorders, I would provide them with hard copies of all notes and a disk that will read lessons to my students as they listen along while reading at home. In class, I will repeat and rephrase instruction and I will pair my students that are in need of accommodations with high performing students that may assist and help guide them.
Students with attention deficit hyperactive disorder have difficulty remaining focused and are often very energetic. I accommodate my students with ADHD by giving them preferential seating, shorter assignments, hard copies of all notes and a hard copy of the textbook to be used at home. I also alter my lesson to include short bits of videos and photos in order to engage my students and keep their attention.
The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 states that all children with disabilities had the right to a free and appropriate education. As a teacher, it is my duty to know and understand my students and each of their needs. By law, all students with disabilities have the right to an …show more content…
If a teacher believes a student may need accommodations, parents must immediately be contacted. The student must also be given all tests that determine the comprehension level and ability of the student. Once all tests have been administered, all other teachers must be notified if the student may require additional accommodations. There must be a constant stream of communication between parents, teachers and counselors to monitor and document the student’s