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Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)
Section 504--A civil rights law that ensures that children with disabilities have equal access to education by receiving accommodations and modifications.
Self Advocacy--the ability to constructively inquire and act on one’s own behalf in order to be successful
Self-Contained--a setting, apart from the regular educational environment, where a child with a disability spends more than 60% of his/her school day.
Sensory Integration Disorder
SETT Process--A process by which teachers, parents, and student discuss the characteristics of the Student, Environment, Tasks, and Technology available to support the student. This process is usually done when assessing whether a student might need Assistive Technology.
Specific Learning Disability (SLD)--a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, which may manifest itself in an imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, write, spell or to do math calculations. The term includes conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia. Specific learning disability does not include learning problems that are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor disabilities, of mental retardation, of emotional disturbance, or of environmental, cultural, or economic disadvantage.
Speech and Language (Impairment)--communication disorder such as stuttering; impaired articulation, language impairment, or a voice impairment which adversely affects a child’s educational performance.
Speech and Language Services--a related service that includes--
Standardized Testing--tests which have norms reflecting a larger population, usually age or grade based norms reflecting the performance of children throughout the country; given under uniform conditions with the same instructions given every time.
Student Assistance Program (SAP)
Study Skills--Strategies or activities to help students learn how to study, organize their materials and workspace, conduct research, plan for multiple-step or long-term assignments and take tests
Summative Assessment--evaluation that takes place at the end of a unit or topic
Supplemental (Services)--Accommodations and/or specially designed instruction that could permit a student to profit from instruction in the least restrictive environment.
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