Customize assignments to the student's individual needs, including allowing extra time or using assistive technology.
Provide additional time on tests and consider alternate assessment formats such as oral exams.
Make use of assistive technologies such as text-to-speech software or electronic spellcheckers.
4. Instructional Strategies:
Use instructional strategies that are tailored to the student’s learning style and abilities, such as visual aids for students with difficulty understanding verbal instructions.
Create a comfortable learning environment where the student is not distracted by other students or activities in the classroom.
6. Classroom Management:
Develop an effective strategy for managing classroom behavior and discipline in order to ensure the student’s success.
Encourage open communication between teachers, parents, and administrators to discuss goals and progress of the student.
8. Social & Emotional Needs:
Utilize strategies such as counseling or peer support groups to address the student’s social and emotional needs.
Teach the student how to advocate for themselves so that they can access their rights as a student with special needs.
10. Transition Planning:
Prepare a transition plan for leaving school and entering into adulthood, including postsecondary education or career training programs.