When they do not meet the specific needs of a child, they can be adapted or expanded to accommodate that child's individual needs.
The purpose of an adaptation is to assist children in compensating for intellectual, physical or behavioral challenges.
Frequent complaints from students with brain injury include: Most of the time, school systems are very willing to provide accommodations to students with brain injury. Students and parents often don’t know that many kinds of accommodations are available to help students succeed.
Developing adaptations and accommodations for a child with special needs is a continuous process that involves each child's collaborative team. are available from the Publications Office of the Institute on Community Integration.
The first step is to assess the child's abilities and the environment where the child will be spending time. The first copy of this issue is free; additional copies are each.
Through the British Dyslexia Association National Helpline we hear everyday from parents who are in despair about what to do for their child.
Many are falling behind in their reading at school and clearly something is amiss, but the child’s teacher just does not seem able to recognise what the problem is.
One of the best ways you can support children with special needs is by changing the classroom environment to increase children's participation in activities.