Teacher collaboration is crucial to student success. The achievement of the student’s goals and objectives is ultimately up to the student but relies on the teacher’s ability to set up the correct educational plans. Teachers should be looking at students’ progress and struggles individually so that those students who need to be accommodated for are not neglected. It is easy to overlook a learning disability when students react to their educational weaknesses with aggressive or inappropriate behaviors. Generally, in cases like these, a student would need to be assessed for learning and behavior disorders. By definition, a learning disorder is an information-processing problem that prevents a person from learning a skill and using it effectively. While behavior disorders involve a pattern of disruptive behaviors in children that last for at least six months and cause problems in school, at home, and in some social situations. When you get a combination of the two, you must plan accordingly. Things to consider while developing an educational plan are, identifying, assessing, accommodations, the least restrictive environment, and most importantly, the help of other teachers and faculty.

Keywords: Assessments, accommodations, least restrictive environment

Year Manuscript Completed

Fall 2021

Senior Project Advisor

Tricia Jordan, PhD

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree

Field of Study

Educational Studies

Document Type