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TIP: ESE 101


Learn the recognized categories of disabilities included in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program. Examine the general characteristics of each exceptionality and implications for addressing the students’ needs.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify general information about the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) including free and appropriate public education (FAPE), least restrictive environment (LRE) and an individual education plan (IEP).
  • Recognize a definition for each disability as defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA).
  • Recognize the general characteristics of students who have been identified with disabilities.
  • Identify general educational implications for students identified with disabilities.


Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summative.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.

The summative must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Patsy Forrest, MRE.; Helen Nelson, M.S.; Maureen Guarino, M.Ed.; Cathy Anderson, B.S.; Kathy Israelson, M.S.; Kay Landingham, M.Ed.

Developed by Sandi King, M.Ed.; Vicky Nichols, B.S.; Lynda Claspy, M.Ed..

Module Last Updated: 2022