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SWD: ESE for All Educators

Description

Explore the characteristics and learning needs of students with disabilities. Identify appropriate instructional strategies. Review the legal requirements for providing services and supports. Examine accommodations and modifications provided during instruction and assessment. This module addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from SB 1108 - Students with Disabilities (SWD).

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the classifications and characteristics found in high-incidence and low-incidence disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of special education.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the multi-tiered system of support/response to intervention as it applies to students with disabilities.
  • Identify legal requirements of an individual education plan.
  • Identify responsibilities of general education and special education teachers for providing appropriate instruction to students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of least restrictive environment.
  • Define and identify common characteristics of inclusion.
  • Recognize an appropriate continuum of services for students with disabilities.
  • Identify characteristics of specially designed instruction including systematic, explicit instruction and universal design for learning.
  • Identify appropriate instructional strategies for teaching students with disabilities.
  • Identify appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of alternate assessment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding the role students with disabilities have in accountability systems.

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

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Developed by Beacon Educator staff.


Module Last Updated: 2022