Helping Students with Brain Injuries - Module 2: Interventions and Accommodations

Course Summary

1. Title: Helping Students with Brain Injuries
- Module 2: Interventions and Accommodations

2. Keywords/Themes: School Re-entry, Program
Planning, Learning Environment, Compensatory/Bypass Strategies, Math
Strategies, Reading Strategies, Strategies for Writing,

3.
Course Description:

There are three sections in this course:

Section 1: Considerations for School Re-entry

Section 2: General Classroom Strategies

and Accommodations

Section 3: Specific Strategies – Math, Reading, Written Expression

There are review questions at the end of each section. These
review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge
and skills presented in these sections. 

4.
Intended Audience:  PK-12 teachers, school nurses, Area Education
Agency staff, school psychologists, speech / language therapists, occupational
therapists, para educators, school administrators, social workers, parents, and
caregivers.

5. Learning Objectives:

Section 1: Considerations for School Re-entry

After completing this section, participants
will be able to:

  • Identify considerations in school re-entry and program
    planning
  • Discuss the information that a school needs to know prior
    to a student returning to school

Section 2: General Classroom Strategies

 and Accommodations

After completing this section, participants
will be able to:

  • Explain why students with brain injury need bypass
    strategies to help with new learning
  • Discuss learning environment and classroom strategies

Section 3: Specific Strategies – Math,
Reading, Written Expression

After completing this section, participants
will be able to:

  • Identify bypass strategies for math, reading, and writing

6.
Pre-requisites/Learning Level: No Pre-requisites

7. Competencies addressed:

Core Competencies for Public Health
Professionals identified:

Domain 1: Analytical/Assessment Skills

1A1. Describes factors affecting the health of a community
(e.g., equity, income, education, environment)

1A12. Contributes to assessments of community health status and factors
influencing health in a community (e.g., quality, availability, accessibility,
and use of health services; access to affordable housing)

Domain 2: Policy Development/Program Planning
Skills

2A6. Gathers information that can inform options for
policies, programs, and services (e.g., secondhand smoking policies, data use
policies, HR policies, immunization programs, food safety programs)

2A7. Describes implications of policies, programs, and services

Domain 3: Communication Skills

3A3. Solicits input from individuals and organizations
(e.g., chambers of commerce, religious organizations, schools, social service
organizations, hospitals, government, community-based organizations, various
populations served) for improving the health of a community

Domain 6: Public Health Sciences Skills

6A2. Identifies prominent events in the history of public
health (e.g., smallpox eradication, development of vaccinations, infectious
disease control, safe drinking water, emphasis on hygiene and hand washing,
access to health care for people with disabilities)

8. CEUs Offered: None

9. Cost: Free

10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace

11. Length: 1 hour

12. Presenter(s) and/or Content
Experts: Peg Meder, MA, CBIS

13. Technical requirements:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 
  • Flash Player 
  • Speakers

14. Registration requirements: Register a free account

15. Creation and/or update: April 23, 2012