Will modifications affect my child’s assessments or placement?

Parent Question
Feb. 2, 2022Updated Mar. 17, 2022

According to IDEA 300.116(e), “A child with a disability is not removed from education in age-appropriate regular classrooms solely because of needed modifications in the general education curriculum.” One vital component of IDEA is the legal requirement that a child be educated in the least restrictive environment (LRE), and that the IEP team consider what supports and services a child will need to be successful in a general education classroom. By using Core Content Connectors and Essential Understandings, a teacher can adapt materials and content using both accommodations and modifications as needed.

For more about this topic, check out our article Accommodations and Modifications in the Classroom.

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