A B C D E F G H I L M O P R S T V
Supports or services provided to help a student access the general curriculum and validly demonstrate learning. Does not change the expectation of learning. An example of an accommodation would be wearing glasses for poor vision. Adaptive Behavior:
The effectiveness of degree with which the individual meets the standard of personal independence and social responsibilities with respect to the age of the individual and cultural expectations.Adapted Physical Education (APE):
Special movement education and motor development designed to meet the individual needs of a student with a disability.Area of Exceptionalities:
According to Illinois Administrative Code; Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Health Impairment, Speech and/or Language Impairment, Specific Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorder, Mental Impairment, Multiple Impairment, Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Developmental Delay. Assistive Technology (AT):
Any item that a child needs to increase, maintain or improve how the child does in school. AT includes low-tech and high-tech items, from a calculator to a computer. AT also can mean services a child needs to help in choosing, getting, or using the item. Assistive Technology Device:
Any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially or off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability.
Any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. The terms includes: