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Including Students on the Spectrum: 5 Powerful Strategies
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Paula Kluth, Ph.D., Author of “You’re Going to Love This Kid!”
Sponsored by Brookes Publishing
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Are you a general educator new to teaching students on the spectrum? Or a special educator who is seeking ways to create better inclusive experiences for students? Or possibly a speech therapist or occupational therapist who is increasingly providing push-in services in K–12 classroom? If you replied “yes” to any of these questions, this edWebinar is for you. The teacher-tested ideas featured in this presentation are easy to implement, appropriate for all ages, and can be used to plan lessons and provide practice for social and communication skills.
Viewers will learn:
- Ideas that work for the inclusive classroom (and often work just as well for students without disabilities)
- Powerful, student-centered strategies and relevant research
- Tools (e.g., checklists, forms) that can be used to implement the strategies
- How to access a handful of free virtual resources to use and share with others
- Ways to use these strategies with collaborative partners and teach colleagues about them
This workshop is for all skill levels and will be of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, and occupational and speech therapists. If you are a novice, tune in to explore strategies you can return to again and again. If you are a veteran, join the edWebinar to learn about collaborating and getting others to try something new in the classroom!
About the Presenter
Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Paula is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator. Her professional interests include differentiating instruction and inclusive schooling.
She is the author or co-author of more than 15 books and products including: From Text Maps to Memory Caps: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms; “Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?” 100 Ways to Improve Inclusive Schools; “You’re Going to Love This Kid!”: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms; Joyful Learning: Active and Collaborative Learning in the Inclusive Classroom; “A Land We Can Share”: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism; and The Autism Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers. Paula is also the director of a documentary film titled We Thought You’d Never Ask: Voices of People with Autism.
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Founded in 1978, Brookes is an independent, highly respected educational publishing company with a strong focus on helping all people—with and without disabilities—reach their potential. We publish 50+ new titles a year on screening and assessment, early intervention, inclusive and special education, autism and other disabilities, literacy, behavior, communication, and more.