Having an accommodations bank of comments can be super helpful. It’s tough thinking of and writing accommodations in an IEP! So many things need to be included! What is keeping the student from being successful? How do we support them? Is there something we can teach for their long term growth and success?
I want to help. I want to give you my time-tested Accommodation Bank.
HOW to use THE accommodations bank:
The accommodations bank will take you through the entire process. There are 18 common student struggles included. Find the one that fits your students. Use the guiding questions to clarify for yourself or the team what is the problem and what is the need. Then use the language provided to include in your IEP document. Finally, I am giving you example goals to measure the student growth in this area of need.
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE ACCOMMODATIONS BANK?
- Accommodations for 18 areas of need
- Guiding questions to use in your IEP meetings
- Sample IEP Goals.
This accommodations bank is a curated list that I have seen work well in general education classrooms.
HOW THE ACCOMMODATIONS BANK WILL HELP YOU:
I am a special education teacher in California. Currently I work at a K-8 school as a special education support teacher. Meaning, I push into classrooms and pull-out small groups for instruction toward their IEP goals.
The bank was created to keep track of the accommodations that work. The guiding questions help direct the conversation and keep student need front and center. I found parents often came in with a list of demands like, extended time, when that was not at all going to address the problem or support the need of the student.
Finally, just for you I added an example goal. If you aren’t sure how you would measure the goal, this should help.
Remember not all accommodations need a goal. Generally most don’t. But, if we are teaching the use of a tool, or replacement behavior, it might be worth keeping track of the student progress.
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