Start Accommodating children with special needs in the classroom

Accommodating children with special needs in the classroom

Adaptations can make the difference between a child merely being present in the class and a child being actively involved.

You can, for example: Post a clear and predictable daily schedule (Volmer, 1995).

The purpose of an adaptation is to assist children in compensating for intellectual, physical or behavioral challenges.

They allow children to use their current skills while promoting the acquisition of new skills.

When working with children with developmental disabilities, teachers can accomplish a great deal by managing the learning environment proactively to prevent behavior problems and promote learning.