Displaying items by tag: Adaptations and Modifications

For many students with disabilities—and for many without—the key to success in the classroom lies in having appropriate adaptations, accommodations, and modifications made to the instruction and other classroom activities. Adaptations, accommodations, and modifications need to be individualized for students, based upon their needs and their personal learning styles and interests.  It is not always obvious what adaptations, accommodations, or modifications would be beneficial for a particular student, or how changes to the curriculum, its presentation, the classroom setting, or student evaluation might be made. This page is intended to help teachers and others find information that can guide them in making appropriate changes in the classroom based on what their students need.

Published in Online Article
Thursday, 15 June 2017 18:36

Accommodations & Modifications

This webinar for parents defines accommodations and modifications, details the differences between the two, and explains when and how they are used. 

Published in Webinar
Thursday, 06 June 2013 18:36

What Can I do When the IEP is not Clear?

My child’s IEP is vaguely worded and not very clear.  This hasn’t been a problem until this year when many of the teachers changed.  What can I do as a parent to get an IEP that works for my child?

Published in Ask Pathfinder
Sunday, 07 April 2013 19:05

What Chocolate Teaches

A parent and a special education teacher recently teamed up to help students understand what the word fair means. Fair does not always mean treating everyone exactly the same. Fair means 

Published in Share Your Story
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