- make reasonable
accommodations to the known limitations of a disabled student.
- ask the disabled
person the best way to accommodate his/her limitations.
- expect good
work habits from disabled students.
- expect the same
quality of work from disabled students as others.
- expect the disabled
student to have the same production standards as others.
- give honest
feedback to the disabled student.
- respect your
disabled student as a person.
- include your
disabled student in all activities, i.e., group projects, outings.
- expect your
disabled student to have the same ambitions as others.
- be afraid of
disabled students. They wonít break and you canít catch disabilities.
- feel like the
disabled person is more fragile than others. Constructive criticism
- assume the disabled
student canít perform a certain task. Ask the student how.
Help him/her figure it out.
- excuse poor
work habits because a student is disabled.
- feel sorry for
the disabled personís disabilities. Get to know him/her and
- treat your disabled
student like a child.
- talk down to
Taken from the Department
of Rehabilitation Services PROJECT AIM, 1986.