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SEDP 330: Survey of Special Education

Search Term Examples

Enclose phrases (two or more words) in quotation marks

  • [name of condition]
  • "chronic illness"
  • "congenital impairments"
  • "academic accommodations"
  • "access to education"
  • implications
  • inclusion
  • "inclusive classrooms"
  • mainstreaming
  • "regular and special education relationship"
  • "special education"

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Disabilities/Disorders/Conditions

Educational/Instructional Implications

Laws and regulations are in Special Ed Connection (link below). Select Stats/Regs to see links to public laws and federal regulations, e.g., IDEA, ADA.

Organizations

1. Look for a Resources or Organizations link at the MedlinePlus and KidsHealth sites listed above in the Disabilities/Disorders/Conditions box.

2. Construct a Google search like this: [name of condition] site:.org 

After landing at an organization site, look for links such as About; What We Do; Mission Statement; History.