Specialization resource manualResource Manual for Educating Students With Exceptionalities

After collaborating with Mr. Franklin in his classroom learning environment during this time, you recognize that he has been expressing his confusion regarding special education and the students’ needs. You have decided to create a user-friendly guide that has relevant resources, definitions, examples, and family-based support information specific to students with exceptionalities that can be shared easily with colleagues.


Prior to beginning work on this final paper:

Read Chapter 7 in the textReview Section 2.2, pages 34 and 37 in the textReview the webpage Ethical Principles and Professional Practice Standards for Special Educators (Links to an external site.)Review the Code of Ethics: Preamble—Statement of Purpose (Links to an external site.) .Review Educational Rights and IEPs (Links to an external site.)Review the course learning outcomes.Review the weekly learning outcomes from Weeks 1 through 5.Consider looking back through the Instructor Guidance lessons from Weeks 1 through 5.Locate and review the assignment artifacts from Weeks 1 through 5.Thoroughly read the final paper instructions.


As you navigate this final paper, consider how you will apply the course learning outcomes to your chosen path or learning environment in the field of education.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Explain how federal legislation governs special education protocol in public schools or other learning environments.Analyze the characteristics and learning differences between eligibility categories under IDEA for students with exceptionalities.Summarize evidence-based practices that address the academic, as well as social/emotional and behavioral needs of students with exceptionalities.Illustrate the key points of the relevant ethical principles and legislation guiding professionals working with students with exceptionalities.Describe educational supports, services, and support personnel for students with exceptionalities.

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