Assisting Students with Disabilities

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Assisting Students with Disabilities by Mind Map: Assisting Students with Disabilities

1. Autism

1.1. Visual support and cues, establish daily routine, bond with parent

2. Orthopedic Impairment

2.1. Special seating arrangements, focus on gross and fine motor skills, speech recognition software, screen reading software

3. Other Health Impairment

3.1. Use technology and modifications according to the student's specific disability, extra time for assignments

4. Deaf-blindness

4.1. Let students touch, give time to respond,computer Braille sofware, screen enlargement, screen reader


5. Visual Impairment, including Blindness

5.1. Braillewriter, notetaker, screen enlargement, raised-line paper, bold-line paper

6. Traumatic Brain Injury

6.1. Use handouts, demonstrations, study guides, divide work into small sections,

7. Speech or Language Impairment

7.1. Computer software programs, alternative or augmentative communication, non-electronic communication boards

8. Deafness

8.1. Subtitles, hearing aids, Captel, TTY, voice recognition software, Powerpoint

9. Developmental Delay

9.1. Pictures, symbols, communication devices, talking books

10. Emotional Disturbance

10.1. Verbal praise, redirect inappropriate behavior, teach social skills and self-control, self monitoring checklists


11. Hearing Impairment

11.1. Captioned videos, notetaker, sign language, amplification system, hearing aids

12. Intellectual Disability

12.1. Break down learning into small steps, do hands-on learning activities, use visual aids, provide immediate feedback


13. Multiple Disabilities

13.1. Peer tutoring, hand held personal assistant

14. Specific Learning Disability

14.1. Highlight important material, written and verbal cues, instructional cues, elaborate, repetition