Resources

Author: Tim LaCourt, M.A. This book is a relevant revision of a 2011 publication. The need for this book—now more than ever–is clearly stated on page 5 by the authors: “As schools and classrooms transition from pandemic to post-pandemic operations, the high frequency, high quality implementation of better instructional practice is no longer a professional… Read more

Quick Guide: Towards Disability Inclusive Education

The Dutch Coalition on Disability and Development (DCDD) has developed a Quick Guide: Towards Disability Inclusive Education to make it easier to access tools and resources to support inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. This guide was developed to help programme managers, proposal developers and field coordinators who are involved… Read more

Specialized Support

The Far End of the Continuum Author: Frances Stetson, Ph.D. One of the primary goals of education is to provide equitable, quality learning opportunities that enable students to achieve post-school success. This goal is the same for all students, including students with disabilities.  Until the past decade, students that needed extra support and were eligible… Read more

Grantseeking Resources

Finding grants can present an elusive search; websites change, new grant sources are added while others dry up.  Do periodic searches. Know what grant providers do and don’t fund. Carefully read the application process. Don’t give up…there is money out there for your school! Remember, always begin with your district level Grants Office or School… Read more

Ten Hints for Grant Proposals

Used with the approval of Brazos Transit Systems, 504 East 27th St., Bryan, TX 77803 Grants for meeting the needs of in-school populations are made available through a variety of local, state, and federal governmental sources. Private sector funds are often made available for special populations. This is a list of suggestions to guide you… Read more

Returning to the Classroom After Traumatic Brain Injury

Submitted by: AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org Most children who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), will eventually return to a school or classroom setting following discharge. Some will return after only a brief hospitalization and others after a lengthy rehabilitation program. Because the recovery process can take several months or even years, many of these children will… Read more

Contributor: Erica Francis, readyjob.org It goes without saying that the coronavirus pandemic has presented unique career-related circumstances to navigate, making the process of finding and keeping a job that much more challenging. That said, there’s still hope for all of us. Arm yourself with the right resources, tips, and support, and you’ll soon find the… Read more

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Savvy and successful school principals certainly understand the value of keeping it real.  In a recent training, Stetson and Associates offered a wide array of examples and practical applications.  Each recommendation was designed to help teachers interpret how vital accommodations can realistically happen based on the Individual Education Programs (IEPs) of their students. For many… Read more

Park Early Childhood Center #ISW2019 Celebration

Park Early Childhood Center in Ossining, New York celebrated Inclusive Schools Week for the first time.  Park is home to approximately 600 our youngest learners and houses our pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. In collaboration with members of the Park Equity Committee and members of our Special Education Steering Committee, a week-long schedule of school-wide events… Read more

Author Q&A: Lisa Lightner

Lisa Lightner is an Award-Winning Special Education Advocate and Blogger who resides in southeastern Pennsylvania. She holds and has held numerous Director positions on boards for education and disability-related organizations. She is currently on the Parent Advisory Committee for Education Voters PA and Devereaux Advanced Behavioral Health Family Advisory Board. Learn more about Lisa’s work… Read more