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1.What is the importance of assessment in planning the least restrictive environments for people with disabilities?

2.How are assessments used in the workplace? How can assessments be misused in the workplace?

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The importance of assessment in planning the least restrictive environments for people with disabilities:

Assessment entails analyzing and reviewing what is known about people or systems to be able to understand where individuals stand at a given moment in time, in order to be able to plan and chart the way forward for where wants to be in the future Community Assessment, 2009). On the other hand the least restrictive environment (LRE) implies providing people with disabilities environments where they can be able to access the best education similar to nondisabled persons. At best if they can, they should be educated with the nondisabled students in regular classrooms they would have attended were they not disabled and provided with meaningful academic benefits to the greatest extent possible (National Dissemination Centre for Children with Disabilities, 2010).

Assessment in planning for a LRE for students with disabilities is very important as it helps in considering the various needs of the students in the school and possible ways that the school facilities and curriculum can be made easier for disabled people to use effectively and gain ...

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Prepare an outline for an upcoming Individual Education Plan (IEP) meeting
Include measurable goals, objectives, and benchmarks for the student based upon state standards. You must also consider student eligibility, justification for a least restrictive environment, and special accommodations in the outline.

Consider each of the following stakeholders as you prepare your Pre-IEP Outline:

o General education teacher
o Special education teacher
o Parent
o District administrator
o Evaluator

What is your definition of collaboration? What is the importance of collaborating with parents and professionals in education?

What is your responsibility as a teacher when providing services to a student with special needs?

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