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2004

The College at Brockport: State University of New York

Students with disabilities

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Least Restrictive Environment For Students With Disabilities, Kristin Talada May 2004

Least Restrictive Environment For Students With Disabilities, Kristin Talada

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

As the number of students with disabilities in our classroom today grows, it is important to make sure we, as educators, do as much as possible to accommodate our students. Therefore, my research question is: Can fourth grade students with identified disabilities obtain the same level of academic achievement in the general education classroom with consultant services as compared to a pull-out program in the resource room? In order to answer this question, I reviewed literature, and obtained data through an observation checklist. The observational checklist was based on five specific academic behaviors shown in the general education classroom as ...


Benefits Of Assistive Technology Within The Inclusive Classroom For Students With Disabilities, Natalie Erin Bruzee May 2004

Benefits Of Assistive Technology Within The Inclusive Classroom For Students With Disabilities, Natalie Erin Bruzee

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

As the number of students with disabilities in our classrooms grow, it is important to make sure we as educators do as much as possible.to 􀈶commodate our students with disabilities. The 1997 reauthorization of Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) extends this mandate by requiring Individualized Education Plan (IEP) teams to consider assistive technology. Do students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms benefit from using assistive technology at appropriate times in the classroom? In order to answer this question, I reviewed articles and distributed an anonymous questionnaire to inclusive education teachers in a suburban school district. All questions had to do ...


What Are The Most Evident Characteristics Of Giftedness That Students With Disabilities Portray To Their Classroom Teachers?, Jonathan Thomas Goosey May 2004

What Are The Most Evident Characteristics Of Giftedness That Students With Disabilities Portray To Their Classroom Teachers?, Jonathan Thomas Goosey

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study explores the most evident characteristics of giftedness that students with disabilities display to their classroom teachers. This is based on the hypothesis that the perceptions that teachers have of students with disabilities is predominately negative and causes teachers to overlook strengths and possible giftedness in those students. Participants in this study are all Caucasian, female, elementary school teachers that currently educate students with disabilities in upstate New York. For each student that they were responsible for educating, participants completed a checklist containing both positively and negatively worded characteristics. These checklists were collected and analyzed.

Results from the data ...


Collaboration: Perspectives From Parents And Teachers, Noelle J. Ciriello May 2004

Collaboration: Perspectives From Parents And Teachers, Noelle J. Ciriello

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Based on observations of interactions between parents and teachers, the researcher developed the question, what are the perceptions of parents, general education teachers and the special education consultant teacher at a small suburban school, part of a school district in Western New York, on the success or failure of the levels of collaboration? The participants were comprised of parents of fourth and fifth grade students. About twenty-one percent of this population included parents of students with disabilities. Participants also included teachers of fourth or fifth grade. After reviewing the data, the researcher concluded that teachers feel that they possess the ...