Accessing the General Education Curriculum: Inclusion Considerations for Students with Disabilities


Take some time now to answer the following questions. Please note that the IRIS Center does not collect your Assessment responses. If this is a course assignment, you should turn them in to your professor using whatever method he or she requires. If you have trouble answering any of the questions, go back and review the Perspectives & Resources pages in this Module.


  1. What are some important steps in interpreting data from high stakes assessments?
  2. What does the law say about the instruction and assessment of students with disabilities?
  3. Why is it important that students with disabilities have access to the general education curriculum?  What are some ways to help these students to access the general education curriculum?
  4. What are accommodations?  Modifications?  Alternate assessments?  When should each of these be used?
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