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An area of student need, involving difficulty starting work.

Teacher assessment of student needs is a method of determining a student’s current level of knowledge and skills in a particular area using measurable terms to direct future learning. Teacher assessment is used to determine the current level of student achievement and, accordingly, to determine appropriate teaching strategies and goals for the student.

Further training and professional learning for qualified Ontario teachers.

Part of modified and alternative IEP programming that outlines the specific strategies related to supporting the student in acquiring his/her learning expectations.

A type of assistive technology program that reads electronic written text aloud to support increased learning and independence.

An area of student need, involving difficulty with using time effectively.

A diagnosed condition of the nervous system, characterized by a variable expression of unwanted movements and noises (tics).

The systematic, ongoing gathering of data to document student progress and the effectiveness of a strategy.

Transition plans are a required component of Individual Education Plans (IEPs). Students on IEPs who are 14 years of age and older require a transition plan as part of their IEP to plan for post-secondary activities, except for students who are solely identified with giftedness. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and other students who need support with changes, will also have a transition plan to prepare for daily transitions, between activities or locations, as their specific needs indicate. Transition plans can be utilized for students to help them cope with change.

An area of student needs, involving difficulty with changes.

A medical condition, affecting girls, resulting from only having one intact X chromosome. Characteristics of Turner Syndrome include short stature, drooping eye lids and abnormal bone development.

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