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Speech and Language Disorders

Speech and Language Disorders:

Language and speech impairments are defined by the Ministry of Education as follows:

Language impairment: a learning disorder characterized by an impairment in comprehension and/or the use of verbal communication or the written…

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Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Sensory Processing Disorder was previously called Sensory Intergration Disorder (SID).  This is when sensory stimuli is experienced as too intense or too mild compared to typical peers… 428 more words

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Physical Exceptionalities

Physical disabilities are defined by the Ontario Ministry of Education as follows:

Physical disability: a condition of such sereve physical limitation or deficiency as to require special assistance in learning situations to provide the opportunity for educational achievement equivalent to that of pupils without exceptionalities who are of the same age or development level.         

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Special Education Websites

Special Education Websites:

Check them out, bookmark them, revisit often.

Ask Lindsey, OACRS http://www.oacrs.com/en/AskLindsay

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) www.cec.sped.org

Disability Resource Network of BC   … 62 more words

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Learning Disability

Learning disabilities are defined by the Ontario Ministry of Education as follows:

Learning disability: a learning disorder evident in both academic and social situations that involves one or more of the processes necessary for the proper use of spoken language or the symbols of communication, and that is characterized by a condition that:

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Behaviour Exceptionalities

Behavioural exceptionalities are defined by the Ministry of Education as follows:

Behaviour: A learning disorder characterized by specific behaviour problems over such a period of time, and to such a marked degree, and of such a nature, as to adversely affect educational performance, and that may be accompanied by one or more of the following:

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IEPs - Individual Education Plans

Want to read an IEP?

Check the sample IEPs at http://www.ontariodirectors.ca/IEP-PEI/en.html  There are examples for every category of Exceptionality and in both the Elementary and Secondary panel. 415 more words

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