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In this case, an appropriate modification may be to allow the child to write answers using a computer.
Children with disabilities are often not taught how to write, read, spell or do arithmetic in special education.
Read more as teachers debate accommodations for students.
Pete & Pam Wright and Advocate Pat Howey join the discussion.
Because special educators want to help, they often try to make things easier for the child by lowering the bar with modifications and accommodations.
Special educators often erroneously believe that if a child has a disability, the child cannot learn these skills. Modifications allow us to be effective and efficient.
Glasses or contacts are an accommodation used by many people.
It would not be reasonable to say that if a person was denied glasses or contacts, they would just “learn” how to see without that support.
Melissa is continuing her education at Central Michigan University in pursuit of a Master's Degree.
When we modify and accommodate, we train them to under perform. All children have the right to an education that will allow them to succeed to the fullest extent of their potential. The DOE regulations specifically require differentiation. Many schools have adopted differentiation as their official policy; moreover, the school system asserts that all children have the right to an education that will allow them to succeed to the fullest extent of their potential.
I agree completely with Pat Howey who points out that if teachers differentiated instruction to meet individual student needs, there might not be a need for special education.
I’m not sure why some teachers believe that differentiating instruction to help a child learn is somehow “unfair” to other kids who don’t need that particular assistance.
Accommodations are intended to level the playing field for people with disabilities. It is likely to take longer for you to complete a test or reading assignment than a person with good vision.
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Take the poll – then click “read more” to add your comment and join the debate! We’re asked by the Special Education Director to modify lessons and tests to accommodate some low performing students.