Clinical Field Experience A: Exceptionalities in the Media
In an analysis of 250-500 words for the film, and 250-500 words for the television show, complete the following activities:
Part 1: Exceptionalities in Media – Film
Select and view a film from the list found on the IRIS Center webpage, that features a character with an exceptionality.
As you watch the film, note:
Was the person with disabilities portrayed in a positive or negative light?
How did you feel about the way the character(s) was depicted? Explain.
After seeing the film, do you believe audiences come away having a better understanding of the disability and the challenges it presents? Why or why not?
Part 2: Exceptionalities in Media – Television
Select a television series or episode that features a character with an exceptionality.
As you watch the television episode, note:
Was the person with disabilities portrayed in a positive or negative light?
How did you feel about the way the character(s) was depicted? Explain.
After seeing the episode, do you believe audiences come away having a better understanding of the disability and the challenges it presents? Why or why not?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
Resources
Electronic Resource1. Definitions & Types of Disabilities
View “Definitions & Types of Disabilities,” located on YouTube.

2. Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities
Review the resources on Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities, located on the U.S. Department of Education website.
http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/%2Croot%2Cdynamic%2CTopicalArea%2C13%2C

3. Disability Categories under IDEA
Review resources on Disability Categories under IDEA, located on the Special Education Advisor website.
http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com/disability-categories-under-idea/

4. The IRIS Center Films: Portrayals of People with Disabilities
Select and view a film that features a character with an exceptionality.

Films: Portrayals of People with Disabilities

Additional Material1. Clinical Field Experience Handbook
Review the “Clinical Field Experience Handbook” for information on fulfilling your field experience requirements throughout your program.

MasterSpecEdClinFieldExpHandbook.docx

2. Completing the Clinical Field Verification Form

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Clinical Field Experience A: Exceptionalities in the Media
In an analysis of 250-500 words for the film, and 250-500 words for the television show, complete the following activities:
Part 1: Exceptionalities in Media – Film
Select and view a film from the list found on the IRIS Center webpage, that features a character with an exceptionality.
As you watch the film, note:
Was the person with disabilities portrayed in a positive or negative light?
How did you feel about the way the character(s) was depicted? Explain.
After seeing the film, do you believe audiences come away having a better understanding of the disability and the challenges it presents? Why or why not?
Part 2: Exceptionalities in Media – Television
Select a television series or episode that features a character with an exceptionality.
As you watch the television episode, note:
Was the person with disabilities portrayed in a positive or negative light?
How did you feel about the way the character(s) was depicted? Explain.
After seeing the episode, do you believe audiences come away having a better understanding of the disability and the challenges it presents? Why or why not?
APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.
Resources
Electronic Resource1. Definitions & Types of Disabilities
View “Definitions & Types of Disabilities,” located on YouTube.

2. Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities
Review the resources on Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities, located on the U.S. Department of Education website.
http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/%2Croot%2Cdynamic%2CTopicalArea%2C13%2C

3. Disability Categories under IDEA
Review resources on Disability Categories under IDEA, located on the Special Education Advisor website.
http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com/disability-categories-under-idea/

4. The IRIS Center Films: Portrayals of People with Disabilities
Select and view a film that features a character with an exceptionality.

Films: Portrayals of People with Disabilities

Additional Material1. Clinical Field Experience Handbook
Review the “Clinical Field Experience Handbook” for information on fulfilling your field experience requirements throughout your program.

MasterSpecEdClinFieldExpHandbook.docx

2. Completing the Clinical Field Verification Form

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Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *