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K6: Basic understanding of the referral, assessment, planning, and placement procedures specific to teaching students with DCD.

K8: Understanding of how the Individualized Education Program (IEP) is used to design and implement developmentally appropriate instruction for students with DCD.

K11: Knowledge of the role of related service providers (physical therapy, occupational therapy, vision services, etc.).

K12: Understanding of the paraprofessionalís role regarding communication with students, studentsí families, and the community that supports studentsí learning and well-being.

K13: Understanding of the paraprofessionalís role in working with providers of related services (physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.).

K14: Understanding of the paraprofessionalís role within the roles and responsibilities of teachers and support personnel in providing educational services to students with DCD.

Unit DCD-K6/K8/K11/K12/K13/K14 Lessons

  1. Reviewing Roles: The Paraprofessional
    1. Reviewing Roles: Other Members of the Educational Team—Teachers, Students, Other School and Community Professionals, and Community Members who Support a Student with a Developmental Cognitive Disability
  2. Reviewing the IEP Process
    1. The Role of the Paraprofessional in the IEP Process
    2. DCD: Understanding Assessment Areas and Tools
    3. Functional Curriculum and the IEP
  3. Re-evaluation of Students for Special Education Under the Developmental Cognitive Disabilities Category

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