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If you have learning disabilities, you are not alone.

" Typical learning difficulties include dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia often complicated by associated disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder" (Learning Disabilities Association of America, 2004). 

 

Classroom Modifications

for students with IEP's in Mrs. King's Science Classes

 

 

Physical arrangement of room

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Seating near a positive role model

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Seating near teacher

Lesson presentation

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After school tutoring

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Online notes (pdf & PPT)

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Providing visual aids and video clips

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Online Textbook &  Textbook on CD

Assignments/ worksheets

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Daily assignments posted online

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Cornell Notes

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Issue lab protocol in advance to pre-read (online)

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Virtual Labs when applicable

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Rubrics

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Allow typewritten  and/or computer printed (emailed) assignments

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Intervention strategy: analysis questions on each lab to determine comprehension

Test taking

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Extra time on test

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Take home tests

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Online Testing

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Allow to take test with IEP teacher

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Grades posted on Edline

Organization

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Online Textbook &  Textbook on CD

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Progress reports upon request

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Academic Improvement Plan (AIP) tracking

Behaviors

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Praising specific behaviors

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Keep class rules clear and simple

 

LD Online Learning Styles
Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire National Adult Literacy
Learning Disabilities Association of America National Center for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Resource Community