Understanding the Language of Special Education1. The educations setting that most closely resembles a regular school program and also meets the student%27s special education needs.
IEP (Individualized Education Program), LRE (Least Restrictive Environment), UDL (Universal design for learning) , FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education)
2. A written document required by the Individual with Disabilities Education Act for every child with a disability.
IEP (Individualized Education Program), UDL (Universal design for learning), AYP (Adequate Yearly Progess), IFSP (Individualized family service plan)
3. When a particular group receives special education at a rate significantly higher or lower than would be expected based on the proportion of the general student population
inclusion, impairment, Disproportionate representation, at risk
4. A process of universal screening consisting of several tiers of intensive trials before referral for assessment for special education eligibility.
MFE (Multifactored evaluation), AYP (Adequate yearly progress), IEP (Individualized education program), RTI (Response to intervention)
5. A term used to refer to children who are not currently identified as disabled, but are considered to have a greater than usual chance of developing a disability.
impairment, at risk, handicap, inclusion
6. Refers to the loss or reduced function of a particular body part or organ.
impairment, handicap, inclusion, incidence
7. Refers to the problems a person with a disability or impairment encounters in interacting with the environment.
impairment, handicap, disabililty, inclusion
8. A condition characterized by functional limitations that impede typical develpment as a result of a physical or sensory impariment or difficulty in learning
impairment, handicap, incidence, disability
9. A requirement of the IDEA for the coordination of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities from birth to age 3.
AYP (Adequate yearly progress), IFSP (individualized family service plan), IEP (individualized education plan), MFE (multifactored evaluation)
10. Educating students with disabilities in general education classrooms.
inclusion, incidence, impairment, IEP team
11. Guaranteed by the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Schools must provide each child with disabilities a program designed to meet that child%27s unique needs.
FAPE, IEP, LRE, RTI
12. The group of people who create the individualized education program for a student with a disability. Must include a parent.
IEP Team, Football team, due process hearing, time trials
13. Instrument used to obtain progress measures of students with disabilities for whom taking standard district achievement tests would be inappropriate.
functional curriculum, continuum of alternative placement, functional curriculum, alternative assessments
14. A set of legal steps and proceedings carried out according to established rules and principles; designed to protect an individual%27s constitutional and legal rights.
manifest destiny, civil rights school , due process hearing, manifest determination
15. The percentage of people who, at some time in their lives, will be identified as having a specific condition.
prevelance, inclusion, intervention, incidence
16. computer assisted language learning Children whose performance deviates from the norm, either below or above, to the extent that special education is needed.
exceptional children, excellent children, disabled children, handicap children
17. Assessment and evaluation of a child with a variety of test instruments and observation procedures. Required by IDEA for special education placement.
RTI (Response to intervention), MFE (Multifactored evaluation), UDL (Universal design for learning), IEP (Individualized education program)
18. Any item, piece of equipment, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of children with disabilities.
adjusted technology, adapted technology, assistive technology, alternative technology
19. The measure by which schools, districts, and states are held accountable for meeting student performance standards in reading and math under No child left behind.
MFE (multifactored evaluation), RTI (Response to Intervention), UDL (Universal design for learning), AYP (Adequate yearly progress)