Accommodations Overview

The United States Department of Justice has provided a publication with information about testing accommodations and rights for individuals with disabilities.  Click here to view the PDF. Federal and State…

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Adult Learner Intervention Overview

Adult Learner Intervention Do you have a student who has not made a level gain, has significant difficulties in reading, writing or math, is easily distracted, forgetful or acts out…

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ADHD Overview

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD has become an increasingly popular label for people who seem restless and distractible, or have trouble remembering. Actually, there are many reasons for such…

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Overview

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is characterized by severe and sustained impairment in social interaction and restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, and activities—both of which interfere with social, educational, and…

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Brain Injury Overview

This chapter is designed to help you understand enough about this disability to feel more comfortable working with students with suspected or documented brain injury. The Brain as a Human…

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Chemical Health Overview

There are 10 categories of substance-related disorders in the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, fifth edition. The category is called Substance Related and Addictive Disorders. Alcohol related disorders Caffeine related…

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Disability Awareness and the Law Overview

Purpose The following information has been prepared in accordance with federal and state disability laws. While information and disability laws can differ from state to state, in most cases the…

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Epilepsy Overview

This chapter will acquaint you with seizure disorder (epilepsy) and its signs and implications. The goals are to recognize a seizure when it is occurring and to respond appropriately. It…

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Deafness and Hearing Loss Overview

ThinkSelf - Minnesota Deaf Adult Education and Advocacy ThinkSelf is a statewide ABE consortium (Minnesota-based 501c3 nonprofit)  that serves Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing (DDBHH) learners. We offer Adult…

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