Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 1, you should be able to:

1.1 Define exceptional children, disability, handicapped, developmentally delayed, at risk, and special education.

1.2 Identify the thirteen disability categories recognized by the federal government.

 1.3 Compare prevalence and incidence.

1.4 Describe the historical evolution of services for children and adults with disabilities.

1.5 Summarize the related services available to students with disabilities.

1.6 Contrast the differences between multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary team models.

1.7 Describe common instructional models of cooperative teaching.

1.8 Identify key dimensions of universal design for learning.

1.9 Summarize the services typically available to infants/toddlers, preschoolers, adolescents, and adults with disabilities.