Special Education Instruction Example (Goal or Objective)


Special Education
Frequency
Duration
Location
Participating in daily math lessons using his talking calculator and iPad
Daily during
class activities
Full year
Classroom

  • Sam will complete half of his mathematics homework with 80% accuracy when using his talking calculator.
  • Using the iPad, Sam will answer 8 out of 10 questions relating to time, space, quantity, quality, and directionality.
  • Using the iPad, Sam will answer math problems independently with 75% accuracy.
Questions to consider
  • Does the student need AT devices or services to achieve annual goals?
  • Will it be documented in an existing goal, a new goal, an objective or benchmark under a goal?
Related Services Example

Related Services
Frequency
Duration
Location
Training in updating, maintenance, and use of talking calculator and iPad by IT specialist
3 times a week
6 Weeks
Classroom

Questions to Consider
  • Does the student need AT devices or services as a part of a related service in order to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) or to benefit from special education?
  • Will the provision of AT devices or services become part of the services of a current service provider?
  • Will additional personnel be needed to provide the AT services?

Supplemental Aids and Services Example

Supplementary Aids & Services
Frequency
Duration
Location
Training on talking calculator and iPad
2 hours a week
School year
Regular education classroom

  • Sam will have access to a portable talking calculator for use during mathematics instruction in his general education classes.
  • Sam will have access to his iPad and talking calculator for all math activities in his general education classes.
  • When Sam participates in group testing situations, he should have access to his talking calculator and headphones.
Questions to Consider
  • Does the student need AT supports and services in order to participate and achieve in the general education classroom and other educational settings?
  • How, when, and where will these aids and services be provided?
  • Who will provide the supports and services?

Additional Support for school personnel Example
  • Sam’s special education and general education teacher will be provided with follow-up training for one hour weekly for 4 weeks. Training will include programming, operating, and use of his talking calculator and iPad.
  • Sam’s special education and general education teachers will be provided with follow-up training and technical assistance to aid them in integrating the use of his AT devices into the curriculum.


References

LD Online (2011). Accommodations for students with LD. http://www.ldonline.org/index.php

The Georgia Project for Assistive Technology (2010). Documenting Assistive Technology in the IEP. 528 Forest Parkway, Suite C, Forest Park, GA 30297. http://atto.buffalo.edu/registered/ATBasics/Foundation/Assessment/stepfour.php

The Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Services (2009).Guiding Document Including Assistive Technology in the IEP. www.http://qiat.org.