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Each week a different disability area is discussed in this course. Select two different disability areas and respond to the prompts included below for each disability.
For each disability area,
discuss the disorder(s) included under each disability,
the characteristics of each disability area,
interventions to help students with each disability area,
the role of the school social worker, and (also include the role of the teacher, support staff, school, and how to work with the parents and families).
How will you apply the information you have learned in this course to your professional life? What new insights have you gained, what information stood out, what is your personal experience with the disability, and how can you apply the knowledge gained to your professional role now or in the future?
To receive full credit, each paper should include the following:
Follow APA 7th edition format and guidelines. Include the following:
12-point, Times New Roman font
The paper should include 6-8 pages of written content (not including title page, abstract and reference page).
Discuss each prompt listed in the description.
Apply citations from the course material and outside sources.
Each paper should include an introduction, body, and conclusion with a title page, abstract, and reference page. The content should be written in a manner that is well-organized, coherent, and thought-out.
Requirements and Grading:
Refer to the Content Analysis Paper Guidelines and Rubric posted under “Rubrics and Grading Criteria” near the top of the course for more details on how this assignment will be graded.
APA Format and Guidelines
Student applies APA format and guidelines appropriately.
Student somewhat applies APA format and guidelines (no more than two errors) appropriately.
Student applies APA format and guidelines, but several errors are present.
Student does not apply APA format and guidelines.
Page requirement and grammatical errors (not including title, abstract and reference page)
The paper provides 6-8 pages of content (not including the title page, abstract, and reference page, all of which are present). The paper does not have any grammatical errors.
The paper provides 5 pages of content (not including the title page, abstract, and reference page, all of which are present). The paper does not have any grammatical errors.
The paper provides 3-4 pages of content but only if the title page, abstract, and reference page are included in the page count. The paper has some grammatical error.
The paper provides less than 3 pages of content, even if the title page, abstract, and reference page are included in the page count. The paper has ongoing grammatical errors.
Presents material and comprehensively explores the writer’s perspectives and the perspectives of others.
Presents material and comprehensively explores the writer’s perspective.
Presents material but does not include the perspective of the writer.
Does not present material and ideas are not coherent and are disorganized.
Addresses each prompt and provides evidence from course material as well as outside sources.
Addresses each prompt and provides evidence from the course material as well as outside sources.
Addresses some prompts and minimal connection is given to course material.
Does not address any prompts and or does not include connection to course material.
Organization and structure
Displays a well-written introduction, thesis statement, and a conclusion. The content is organized and represented with headings.
Displays a well-written introduction, thesis statement and a conclusion. The structure of the paper is organized, but could be improved with one or more additional headings.
Displays an introduction and a conclusion, but lacks a thesis statement. The paper lacks structure and organization.
Does not include an introduction, thesis statement, or conclusion. The structure lacks headings.