Professional Development

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Recognizing and valuing the unique perspectives of people, identities, and points of view, and doing so in an environment where all people feel safe and respected is important to address and eliminate barriers to systems and services to individuals with disabilities. On this page are select resources compiled and/or created...

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This guide contains links to a multitude of articles, videos, and other resources regarding children with disabilities and their inclusion in physical activities. Made by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability.

Link: https://www.nchpad.org/fppics/NCHPAD

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Teaching Physical Education to students with disabilities may mean taking an entirely new approach to a curriculum. These tips can help educators when planning their lessons for these students.

Link: https://www.nchpad.org/1321/6126/Inclusive

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This page from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides information and several guides for supporting children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in school. These include Childhood MS: A Guide for Parents, Students with MS & the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel, and more.

Link: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Resources-for-Specific-Populations/Pediatric-MS-Support-Network#section-4 ...

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This website was created by Wendy Burkhardt, Assistive technology Specialist for the San Ramon Valley Unified School District. The resources available cover a range of topics from PreK to Transitioning students, and provide links to other sites or documents for further support.

Link: https://sites.google.com/site/bollingerk3pmclass/Home

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This study, conducted by a student from St. John Fisher College, analyzed the experiences of a group of young teachers in implementing assistive technology (AT) into their classrooms. The study concluded that more professional development is needed for better AT implementation, in order to better assist the educator in ensuring...

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This informative PowerPoint by David Banes, an accessibility and inclusion expert, discusses how the many factors of a school setting affects implementing technology in a classroom, including school policy, funding, and professional development. Assessment and planning guides are also included, to help along the implementation process.

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There are plenty of reasons why a college or university should strive to make its web content as accessible as possible for its students: it’s mandated by law, it creates market opportunity, and most importantly, accessible resources make it possible for all students to participate and excel in higher education...

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It is said that Professional Development is one of the biggest challenges of integrating technology into a classroom. Teachers need to learn the current knowledge base and skills needed to bring assistive technology into their classroom, and this list includes practical first steps for educators, as well as a link...

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When assessing students with low-incidence disabilities, it is important to remember that the purpose of assessment is to gain an accurate understanding of their functioning across domains and settings. All measures used in assessment should be chosen specifically for the purpose of understanding student strengths and needs, rather than for...

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