Related Services: Common Supports for Students with Disabilities
Please complete the items below. If you have difficulty, go back and review the Perspectives and Resources pages in this module.
- Describe what related services are and how they help students with disabilities in school environments.
- Why do you think there is such a wide range of related services and why this is important to students who have disabilities?
Once a student is determined to be eligible for special education and related services, what decisions must the multidisciplinary team make about the delivery of the related services? Discuss at least three.
- In your own words, briefly describe what school social workers or school psychologists do and how they help students with disabilities.
- Serena is a second grader who has Down syndrome. She has articulation difficulties and balance and gross-motor control issues, and is highly distractible in the classroom setting. What related services might be beneficial for this student and why?
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