• Unit 7 – Final Paper Submission – Due Sunday of Unit

• Unit 7 – Final Paper Submission – Due Sunday of Unit 7 at 11:59 p.m. (100 points) Content and Format: Your research-informed, written paper must include the following: A. Etiology of the Disability or Disorder 4c 1. Define your selected disability. 2. Describe the causes or theory of your selected disability. CHS 208 – Teaching Exceptional Learners Unit 7 Assignment – Final Research Paper 3. Identify the type(s) of assessment(s) used for meeting eligibility criteria for your selected disability. B. Educational Implications 1. Define and describe the learning and developmental characteristics of a student with your selected disability. a. Make connections to all developmental domains. 1b b. Research and review literature (course materials and at least three (3) scholarly/medical/research-based resources) c. Research, select and view a videotaped observation(s) of a child with your selected disability.3b 2. Teaching Strategies/Intervention: a. Use your researched literature and observed video(s) to describe how you would include a child with your selected disability in your classroom. Include classroom environment, 2 developmental learning opportunities, adaptations, and assistive technology. 5c b. Describe a variety of observation and assessment methods — a minimum of two each 3c: • Observation Examples: data collection including observation, anecdotal records, running records, checklists, tallies, and teacher-made formative assessments • Assessment Examples: Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), Brigance Screen, Preschool Assessment Framework (PAF), Devereaux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) c. Reflect and articulate the knowledge gained from data-driven decision-making practices. 3c C. Partnership with Families and Ethical Responsibilities to the Child: a. Describe two ways to build home-school connections, learn from families’ observations, and reciprocate effective teaching strategies in both settings. 2b b. Engaging in informed advocacy for young children and the early childhood profession.6e c. Explain how you would intentionally apply one ideal and one principle from NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment. 6b Requirements: • Your paper must consist of 7-8 pages, including title page, abstract, sections A, B, and C, and reference page. • Your completed research paper must demonstrate research using at least three (3) scholarly/medical/research-based resources. Websites about your disability are not acceptable unless you find and use specific articles found on the site. • You must reference and cite your work according to APA. Follow all APA guidelines for format