Flashcards in Final Exam Deck (60)
Limitations of LRE
Available trained personnel
Variety of program options
Support service options
Why is funding an ongoing issue?
Special education is expensive
Why are some parents opposed to inclusion?
Child won't progress
Why are they in the classroom
Negative reaction from parents of nondisabiled children
Bring typical peers into the classroom
Not forced interaction; natural
Two discipline systems
One for students w/ disabilities
Another for students w/o
Is double standard avoidable?
Change in Placement
More than 10 consecutive school days or more than 15 school days cumulatively
In-school suspensions are not counted as a suspension if...
Someone is working in IEP goals with the student
Why are suspensions used so frequently?
Easy way to get the student out of the classroom and school
Don't have to deal with the problem
Exclusion from school for more than 10 school days
Student remains in current educational placement
Outcome of hearing
Interim Alternative Educational Setting (IAES)
Misconduct involving weapons, drugs, inflicting serious bodily injury requires manifestation determination
Review of potential relationship between disability and behavior
Review of all current, relevant data by IEP team
Questions of Manifestation Determination
1. Was conduct caused by or related directly to the disability?
2. Was conduct caused by school's failure to implement IEP?
What is the legal presumption regarding manifestation determination?
Misconduct was related to disability or behavior
Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
To determine the purpose of students behavior
Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
Based on FBA
Non-IDEA eligible students
Discipline procedural safeguards extended to students not yet identified but believed to have a disability
Belief based on parent or teacher expression
Involved with students who have disabilities only to the extent that involved with students without disabilities
Cannot circumvent IDEA
New Disciplinary Paradigm
Try to avoid...
Calling law enforcement (unless urgent)
Parents rights assured in IDEA
Informed written consent
Participation in decision making
Program/services at no cost
Notice of Recommenced Education Placement
Access to education records
Confidentiality of Education Records
Dispute Resolution (Mediation, due process hearing)
Which 3 events require written parental consent?
Before student records are released
Parent defined as...
Individual acting in place of parent
Communication with Parents
Accept parent statements
Stressed child's strengths and needs
Realize that parents know child best
Respect parents' right to say no
Don't be defensive
Be open-minded flexible
Refer when necessary
Don't hesitate to say "I don't know"
School to Home Communication
Failing to see parents as equal partners
Too much distance
Blaming parents for child's disability
Treating parents as though they need counseling
Seeing parents as less intelligent
Treating parents as adversaries
Distance between parent and teacher