Building Blocks for Including and Teaching Young Children with Disabilities
Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Susan R. Sandall, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, College of Education at University of Washington, and Senior Advisor for EarlyEdU Alliance, University of Washington
Sponsored by Brookes Publishing
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This edWebinar will provide information about the development, use and latest revision to Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs, a multi-tiered framework for planning and providing individualized support and instruction for young children with disabilities or other special needs. Learn about the four levels of support as well as practical, research-based practices for use in inclusive classrooms and other early learning environments. Become familiar with our various forms and resources for planning, teaching, and monitoring children’s progress.
This presentation will be of interest to preK teachers and school and district leaders, and early childhood faculty, early childhood special education faculty, and curriculum and instruction department chairs. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenter
Dr. Susan Sandall is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington (UW). She has directed personnel preparation projects, developed curriculum materials for all age groups, and published materials on educational practices to facilitate optimal outcomes for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities. Her scholarly interests are effective instructional practices for young children with disabilities in inclusive settings, the changing roles of teachers of young children, and effective approaches to professional development and knowledge utilization. Dr. Sandall was Principal Investigator of the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning for the Office of Head Start; the Center continues its work as the EarlyEdU Alliance at Cultivate Learning at UW. She serves on the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Commission on Recommended Practices and has edited publications on the practices. Dr. Sandall is on the editorial boards of Journal of Early Intervention and Topics in Early Childhood Special Education.
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