Accomodating individual differences

14 Feb

As the article points out attitudes often impact behaviors and a negative attitude toward individuals with disabilities (especially ones with emotional and/or behavior needs) may lead to bias and discrimination.

It is also necessary to be inclusive and encourage peer students with and without disabilities to treat the student with special needs with respect, dignity, and like an equal including him or her in peer events.

The article mentions utilizing peer tutors which is great, I would also encourage using students without disabilities as peer mentors is one way to encourage positive interactions between peers with and without special needs and help teach students without disabilities about their peers with disabilities.

They make generic responses and they expect generic answers.

They live inside a box and they think people who don't fit into their box are weird.

I will provide common characteristics of each group, some of the challenges that an educator may have to overcome within the classroom, and the learning opportunities and the accommodations that an educator can use to assist the students to be successful in the classroom.English Language Learners (ELL)/ students with cultural and ethnical differences have similar characteristics such as has a first language other than English at home, are in the process of learning English, race, similar religious backgrounds, and nationalities.But I'll tell you what, generic people are the weird people. “We are all equal in the fact that we are all different.