Case Study/ Parent Interview/ Fieldwork for student with disability

Case Study/ Parent Interview/ Fieldwork for student with disability

Write a case study of a parent of a special needs child. The case study would be based on an interview of the parent(s) to explore the unique dynamics of this specific family, including nature of the disability, effect on the family, specific diagnostic and remedial interventions, and personal insights from the experiences. Case studies are a common way for educators to become aware of the topic of special needs children and their roles in the family. The questions should focus on the following topics: (In other words each set of questions will be a paragraph) The Child: First name only Strengths/weaknesses Age/grade personality Type of placement Academic needs Behavioral needs Social needs friendships school history medical history The Family: Place in the family-birth order Family structure Family occupations Awareness of the disability Sibling reactions Support (relatives, support groups, clergy) Specific problems/challenges Diagnostic Information: Age/grade for 1st evaluation Any additional evaluations Diagnosis/co morbidity Nature of the disability/etiology Family history Recommendations for home/school CSE process Explanation of the findings Sharing results with the child and family Remediation/Intervention: Support in school Support outside of school Reactions of teachers School placement/setting Communication with school Experiences with accommodations, tests, homework, assignments, class behavior IEP Process Areas for inclusion Assistive technology Advice/Reflections: Advice for teachers, parents, school personnel Specific information that has been helpful/hurtful How might you help other families Wishes and predictions for the future