14 Categories of Disabilities

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14 Categories of Disabilities by Mind Map: 14 Categories of Disabilities

1. Autism

1.1. intervention/modifications

1.1.1. Routine

1.1.2. Set comfort levels

1.1.3. Healthy environment

1.1.4. Teacher training

1.1.5. Parent communication

1.1.6. Help other students to understand

1.1.7. Evaluate needs

1.1.8. Assistant help

1.2. assistive technology

1.2.1. Memory games

1.2.2. Ipads

1.2.3. Smart boards

1.2.4. Computers

1.2.5. Interactive support software

1.3. Case study

1.3.1. http://www.slideshare.net/TahminaSultana/autism-case-study

2. Deaf - Blindness

2.1. intervention/modifications

2.1.1. Repeat instruction

2.1.2. Learn Braille

2.1.3. Lip reading

2.2. assistive technology

2.2.1. Implants

2.2.2. Braille printers

3. Deafness

3.1. intervention/modifications

3.1.1. Visual help

3.1.2. Repeated instruction

3.1.3. Extra materials

3.1.4. Sign language

3.1.5. Group instruction

3.1.6. Screenings

3.1.7. Priority seating

3.2. assistive technology

3.2.1. Closed captioning

3.2.2. Hearing aide

3.2.3. Visual cues

4. Developmental Delay

4.1. intervention/modifications

4.1.1. Counseling

4.1.2. Nutritional modifications

4.1.3. Plans for families at home

4.1.4. Longer time to complete tasks

4.1.5. Working in small groups

4.2. assistive technology

4.2.1. Ebooks

4.2.2. Memory games

4.2.3. Ipads

4.2.4. Smart boards

4.2.5. Apps that help stimulate learning

4.2.6. Physical play games

5. Emotional Disturbance

5.1. intervention/modifications

5.1.1. Counseling

5.1.2. Behavior plans

5.1.3. Set goals

5.1.4. Total classroom inclusion

5.1.5. Parent/teacher communication

5.1.6. Have clear rules and guidelines

5.2. assistive technology

5.2.1. Music

5.2.2. Computer and Video games

5.2.3. Ipad

5.2.4. Apps

5.2.5. Calming voice

5.3. Case Study

5.3.1. http://ed.psu.edu/englishpds/10-11/gerrity/Case_Study_files/Gerrity-CaseStudy.pdf

6. Hearing Impairment

6.1. intervention/modifications

6.1.1. Seating near teacher or activity

6.1.2. Screenings

6.1.3. Have a quiet environment

6.1.4. Give extra time

6.1.5. Check understaning

6.1.6. Sign language

6.2. assistive technology

6.2.1. Hearing aide

6.2.2. Sign language

6.2.3. Closed Captioning

6.3. Case Study

6.3.1. http://wps.ablongman.com/wps/media/objects/423/433278/13%20HS%20Case%20Studies.pdf

7. Intellectual Disability

7.1. intervention/modifications

7.1.1. IQ tests

7.1.2. Simplify material or tasks

7.1.3. Make questions easier

7.1.4. Make material more interesting

7.2. assistive technology

7.2.1. Ipads

7.2.2. Alternate computers for people with disabilities

7.2.3. Special software for learning

7.2.4. Learning devices with large buttons

8. Orthopedic Impairment

8.1. intervention/modifications

8.1.1. Special seating

8.1.2. Extra time to complete tasks

8.1.3. Make materials easier to use

8.1.4. P.T.

8.1.5. Modified physical activities

8.1.6. Assistance with in class work

8.2. assistive technology

8.2.1. Helpful software

8.2.2. Screen readers

8.2.3. Speech recognition

8.2.4. Large buttons on electronics

9. Other Health Impairment

9.1. intervention/modifications

9.1.1. Research specific impairment

9.1.2. Medications

9.1.3. Seating at the front

9.1.4. Have private discussions

9.1.5. Give less homework

9.1.6. Keep students involved in all class aspects

9.1.7. Evaluations

9.1.8. Communicate with the doctor

9.1.9. Teacher training

9.2. assistive technology

9.2.1. Inhalers

9.2.2. Medicines

9.2.3. Alarms for scheduling

9.2.4. Audio books

9.2.5. Helpful techniques to halt problems

10. Specific Learning Disability

10.1. intervention/modifications

10.1.1. Evaluation

10.1.2. Break instructions down

10.1.3. Allow time to complete tasks

10.1.4. Training to help

10.1.5. Safe environment

10.1.6. Outlines approach

10.2. assistive technology

10.2.1. Ereaders

10.2.2. Apps

10.2.3. Voice recognition software

11. Speech or Language Impairment

11.1. intervention/modifications

11.1.1. Provide extra help

11.1.2. Give the student a head-start with materials

11.1.3. Speak in even tones

11.1.4. Use simple words

11.1.5. Tutoring

11.1.6. More time to complete tasks

11.1.7. Give oral assignments

11.2. assistive technology

11.2.1. Specialized computer software

11.2.2. Communication aids

11.2.3. Sign language classes

12. Traumatic Brain Injury

12.1. intervention/modifications

12.1.1. Extra time to finish work

12.1.2. Recording of materials covered for later use

12.1.3. Seating at the front

12.1.4. Classroom buddy system for help

12.1.5. Continuous Evaluations

12.1.6. Give breaks when students are frustrated

12.2. assistive technology

12.2.1. Talking electronics

12.2.2. Memory games

12.2.3. Counseling

12.2.4. Large button electronics

12.2.5. Ereaders

13. Visual Impairment including Blindness

13.1. intervention/modifications

13.1.1. Sit at the front of class

13.1.2. Make words bigger

13.1.3. Practice Braille

13.1.4. Provide extra material or notes

13.1.5. Give extra time

13.1.6. Have an eye exam

13.2. assistive technology

13.2.1. Books with large fonts

13.2.2. Apps with large fonts

13.2.3. Braille printers

13.2.4. Talking electronics

14. Multiple Disabilities

14.1. intervention/modifications

14.1.1. One on one help

14.1.2. Non restrictive environment

14.1.3. Inclusion in class

14.1.4. Classroom positioning

14.1.5. Evaluations

14.2. assistive technology

14.2.1. Braille

14.2.2. Hearing aide

14.2.3. Memory games

14.2.4. Voice recognition

14.2.5. Specialized materials