|Clearly Explains how the Federal Law Applies:Use the definition laid out in IDEA to describe Michael’s hearing disorder – specify at least two components of the act that relate to Michael’s exceptionality|
|Clearly Describes the Basic Issues Related to Exceptionality:Specify at least one reason why Michael is unable to make friends. Identify at least one way his disabilities interfere with his social development – this should focus on the specific exceptional characteristics that are typical of children with hearing disorders in general and Michael in particular.
Discuss at least one way in which hearing impairment creates cultural differences that impact social development. Discuss at least one way that communication impacts “Deaf Culture”.
Identify at least one competency based strategy for what his parents can do, and for what his kindergarten teacher can do once he is in school.
|Clearly Predicts and Draws Conclusions:Outline your plan to evaluate his social progression at least a monthly basis
|Structure:Paper includes a title page, introduction with thesis statement, conclusion, and in-text citations and reference page using APA style.
Paper is appropriate in length (body of the paper should be 3-4 pages, not including the title page or reference page).
Paper includes reference to at least the text book and any other academic sources used.
|Mechanics:Paper uses Standard American English including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and complete sentences and paragraphs.
Paper is free of typographical errors.
Paper includes a highly developed viewpoint and purpose.
Paper demonstrates superior organization; communication is highly ordered, logical and unified.
|An explanation of the points earned, as well as where the assignment could be strengthened will be included with your grade.|