Axia College Material Appendix C Creating a Student Profile for Mock Case Study Apply the information you compiled in Appendix B to create a profile of a student with at least one exceptionality. Compile details about the student within this matrix. You will post the shaded portion in Week Eight for Discussion Question 1 and use the matrix in its entirety for your Final Project. Requirement |Details | |Name, age, and grade of child |Name: Sarah | | |Age: 5 | | |Grade: Kindergarten | |Detailed description of child’s |At home Sarah’s parents speak Spanish but she has an older brother that speaks both | |behavior and interactions at home |English and Spanish.
She becomes confused on which language to speak and therefore doesn’t| |and school |talk much. At school Sarah points to objects and mumbles instead of using her words. | |Strengths of child |High scores in drawing, coloring and expressing herself. Follows directions step by step | | |and carries out the task successfully. Listens well and is still while listening to the | | |instructions. Plays well with other children her age. |Interests or affinities of child | | | |Coloring, drawing, making friends | |Areas in need of improvement | | | |Needs to improve her ability to put words together, making the sounds of words, and | | |structure words together in a sentence. |Definition and prevalence of | | |exceptionality or exceptionalities |Mild Intellectual Disability | | |Students with mild intellectual disabilities have a measure IQ that is lower than 98% of | | |the school-age population. These students have adaptive behavior skills that are | | |significantly below average.
Adaptive behavior includes conceptual, social, and practical | | |skills that people learn so that they can function in their everyday lives. | | | | |Reasons for classification | | | |Sarah lacks the basics speech skills needed to communicate properly.
With help from a | | |speech therapist, Sarah can overcome her speech problems. | |Possible management plan (associated| | |effective educational practices, |Speech therapy and a preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD). This would | |behavior management, assistive |help her develop her language skills at the pace she feels comfortable with. | |technology, and accommodations) | |