State Standards & Alternate Assessments

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The Assessing Special Education Students (ASES) State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) addresses the inclusion of students with disabilities in large-scale assessment, standards, and accountability systems and the effects of these systems on related educational reform efforts. This document presents a five-step process for schools, districts, and states...

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These modules are designed for faculty and professional development providers to use in their professional development. They include articles, video modeling, and activities to help trainers and other professionals implement assistive technology objectives to their classroom, school, or districts.

Link: http://community.fpg.unc.edu/connect-modules/resources/results/taxonomy%3A38

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In an era of breakneck change and tech innovation, evaluating dyslexia in young students looks much the same today as it has in the past: A struggling reader’s parents and teachers might sit down, gather information and assess the child on their strengths and weaknesses to determine a diagnosis and...

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Coaches, activity leaders, program planners and administrators can all benefit from having a method of making appropriate adaptations and modifications to sport activities. This article from Inclusive Sport Design web site covers four frameworks for seeing how to approach inclusive sport design.

Read the article here: http://inclusivesportdesign.com/turtorials/how-to-adapt-and-modify-your-sport-activities-to-include-all/...

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One in five Americans experiences a disability that affects their mobility, cognitive function, sensory or communication ability. Because of this, rehabilitation strategies must optimize function, reduce disability, and research this public health challenge. This link leads to an academic article from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that provides a...

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When considering applicants, admissions officers of colleges and universities are not permitted to consider a disability as a factor in the decision process. Standardized tests such as the SAT/ACT no longer denote whether a student received accomodations to decrease biases based on perceived disabilities. A new debate has emerged, concerning...

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Ron Hager explains transitioning from school to integrated employment as it relates to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure webinar. Hager brings up the need to start transitioning sooner if the person needs more time to master...

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The purpose of this research brief from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities is to identify and provide an overview of national databases containing information about college students with disabilities. These eleven databases reflect a variety of survey methods, respondents, definitions of disability, and research questions. National databases...

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research, accompanied by several...

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Alternate assessment professional development materials provided by the University of North Carolina’s Allied Health Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. The page contains an alternate assessment system based on the development of learning maps, which include both traditional learning progressions and the multiple, alternate routes that students with significant intellectual...

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