Special Education Accomodation

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Designing For All Children. This paper examines four key elements in the designing-for-all-children concept for school environments. Designing-for-all-children designs acknowledge that children pass through differing, yet... 12/31/1998
Designing for Autism: The ‘Neuro-Typical' Approach. Contrasts designing schools for children with autism with ‘neuro-typical' environments, versus the sensory sensitive approach. Case studies of USA Architects' concept for the 167,000 square... 11/02/2011
Designing for Disabled Children and Children with Special Educational Needs. Provides building design guidance for accommodation of special needs pupils in British schools. The individual parts of the document describe main categories of special educational needs and how to... 12/31/2008
Designing for Pupils with Special Education Needs: Special Schools. (England) Building Bulletin 77. This document is intended for those involved in preparation of briefs and designs for new buildings; and for reorganizing, adapting, and extending existing special and ordinary school buildings for... 12/31/1991
Designing for the Physically Disabled. [Canada] This publication provides instructions and visual diagrams for adapting existing structures and for building new facilities to meet the special needs of the disabled. The first section, Modification... 12/31/1985
Designing Schools and Schooling for the Handicapped: A Guide to the Dynamic Interaction of Space, Instructional Materials, Facilities, Educational Objectives and Teaching Methods The United States Congress and the individual states are now placing high priorities on supplying school facilities for the handicapped. This book is a comprehensive synthesis of what is unique and... 12/31/1974
Designing the Least Restrictive School Environment. Reports on university research regarding the creation of the most inclusive environment possible for students with disabilities. Conclusions include 1)Designs should foster social interaction and... 12/31/2008
Designing to Fit the Needs of ED Students Description of the challenges in designing Columbus, Ohio's first public middle/high school for emotionally disturbed students. Building includes sensory rooms, sensory gardens, a P.E. room... 04/09/2012
Does the Acoustic Environment Make a Difference to Children with Multi-Sensory Impairments? This study examines the significance of acoustic conditions on the reception of sound signals in children with multi-sensory impairments, using distraction/behavorial observation audiometry... 08/31/1992
Early Childhood Special Education for Children with Disabilities, Ages Three through Five: Staff/Facilities. Revised. This document presents requirements related to staff and facilities providing early childhood special education services in North Dakota. Teacher qualifications are stated and staffing patterns... 12/31/1998
Early Childhood Special Education. Can I Play Too? Adapting Common Classroom Activities for Young Children with Limited Motor Abilities. Suggests that teachers are challenged with arranging the environment to allow physically impaired children to participate in classroom activities. Defines limited motor ability. Suggests ways to... 12/31/1995
Educating Students with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms:A Summary of the Research This document shares current research on achievement and successful practices, related to educating students with disabilities in inclusive general education classrooms. 12/31/1997
Effective Classroom Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments. This article discusses strategies for including students with visual impairments into general education settings. The article provides a starting point from which general educators can begin to learn... 06/30/2001
Effects of Classroom Lighting on the Behavior of Exceptional Children The effects of classroom lighting methods on activity level, achievement, visual acuity/fatigue, and health of nonhandicapped and handicapped students are reviewed. Effects of different levels of... 06/30/1983
Eliminating Distractions. Describes desirable design features of facilities where autistic children are taught. Means of controlling stimulation by sound, light and color are discussed, as well as ways to protect students... 10/31/2003
Emergency Plan Inclusion Recommends that when school emergency plans are created or revamped, the needs of special education students are considered. Discusses the four phases of school emergency management planning, and... 11/30/2011
Enabling the Classroom Offers suggestions for adapting vocational and technical labs and classrooms to accommodate students with disabilities. Suggests that teachers talk with students about their disabilities and lists... 02/28/1999
Environmental Design: New Relevance for Special Education.. Advises on the design of special education facilities. A discussion of the status of special education environments is followed by advice on the planning process, design solutions, and a review of... 12/31/1970
Environments for Special Needs. Beginning Workshop. Presents five articles examining creation of environments that address children's special needs: (1) Getting to the Heart of the Matter (on changing from a deficit model to a competence model... 02/28/1997
Exceptional Education and the Physical Environment: Toward Behaviorally-Based Design Principles. The paper summarizes findings from an applied research programming and design project for children with learning disabilities. Findings are reported along 14 developmental goals (such as perceptual... 12/31/1977
Extra Sensory Perception. Profiles three new schools for the visually and aurally impaired, with particular attention to interior details that promote independence and mitigate distraction for those with heightened senses... 12/31/2008
Facilities for Special Education Services: A Guide for Planning New and Renovated Schools. Advises on planning new or renovated facilities for special education. Chapter 1 examines special education and the delivery of services for exceptional learners. Chapter 2covers educational facility... 12/31/1978
Facilities Planning Guide for Special Education Programs: Planning Accessibility for the Handicapped in Public Schools. The guide details characteristics for architecturally accessible special education programs for handicapped students. Impetus for the accessibility movement is traced to legislation, including the... 12/31/1978
Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired The Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired (FIMCVI) is a statewide resource center designed to assist schools in obtaining specialized materials for students with visual...
General Classroom Structural Interventions for Teaching Students with Attention Deficit Disorder-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD-HD). This paper examines structural antecedent classroom interventions to assist general classroom teachers in educating children with Attention Deficit Disorder-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD-HD). The... 12/31/1995