Resource Materials and Technology Center for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Principle 6: Least Restrictive Environment is Student-Based.

RMTC-D/HH reviews the sixth essential principle, "Least restrictive environment is student-based." from the Optimizing Outcomes for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Educational Service Guidelines. Followed by RMTC-D/HH's presentation the panel of experts, Tricia Davidson from Pinnellas County, Olivia Williams from Hillsborough County, and Annemarie Patternoster from Flagler County share strategies and experiences to further exemplify how properly placing a student in their least restrictive environment (LRE) is critical for their success.

*Please note that due to technical difficulties, the ASL interpretation was cut off for a couple of minutes in the video. Closed captions are still provided for access throughout the entirety of the video.