Week 2 Assignment

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Description

After reviewing Henry’s Evaluation Report  Download Henry’s Evaluation Report, you will use this data to respond to the prompt below.

 

Prepare

Prior to beginning work on this assignment,

Review the Week 6 final paper (Resource Manual for Educating Students With Exceptionalities) description to see where this artifact fits into your final paper.

 

Reflect

This assignment provides an opportunity to read and interpret evaluation results for a specific student (Henry). This case study includes a comprehensive breakdown of all relevant sections of an evaluation report. After reading and analyzing this information, you will use the presented data to drive your decision-making process to best meet Henry’s individualized needs. This assignment also provides an opportunity to identify and communicate common characteristics associated with high-incidence exceptionalities.

 

Take Action

Content Instructions

Part I

  • Within your paper,
    • Identify characteristics of three disabilities: learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and intellectual disabilities.
    • When defining and identifying characteristics of learning disabilities, include how dyslexia impacts reading and related language-based processing skills and aligns with the parameters of learning disabilities.
  • In this section of your paper,
    • Define each disability using IDEA.
    • Identify characteristics for each disability that are commonly seen in the educational environment.
    • Describe how these characteristics adversely impact educational performance and academic progress.

Part II

  • In this section of your paper,
    • Identify the category of eligibility and specific disability you would give Henry based on the data in the evaluation report.
    • Justify your decision with a comprehensive rationale. This should align with Henry’s deficit areas and testing results.

Part III

  • Recommend evidence-based practices and interventions to meet Henry’s individual needs and foster academic progress once you have determined that Henry qualifies for special education services under a specific category (disability).
  • In this section of your paper,
    • Recommend at least three potential evidence-based interventions or instructional strategies to support Henry (support with scholarly research and literature).
    • Summarize each intervention thoroughly (support with scholarly literature).
    • Justify your decision with a comprehensive rationale. This should align with Henry’s deficit areas and testing results.
    • Discuss the potential impact these interventions and instructional strategies will have on Henry’s academic success.

Create a document using this Week 2 Assignment Template  Download Week 2 Assignment Templateto submit your assignment that includes a title page, headings for each section of the assignment, and your reference list.