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Supporting Diversity

When doing research, I came across this video that clearly captures what assistive technology is:

As a special education major, I see so much potential in the use of technology to bridge the gap between the wide range of student abilities. 206 more words

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What about the "OTHER" kids?

Last week I wrote a post about bowling as a metaphor for inclusion. You can read it here if you haven’t already. The most common question I received after this post however, was around what this actually looks like in real life. 1,991 more words

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Inclusion: It's Critical

I ask groups of teachers all the time, “Why Inclusion? Why are we doing this? Why are we bending over backwards, spending money, striving to make this happen in our schools? 1,321 more words

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Today, Tomorrow and Yesterday

I am an inclusive teacher. I believe in inclusion both philosophically and personally. That being said, as much as I believe that students learn best with their peers, I also understand the need for time where some students receive explicit and targeted instruction. 2,116 more words

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I see a difference... Can you see a difference?

This is a Christmas card from Robbie, one of my students. When I got it, I took one look at the two bubbly yellow characters with ears right on the top of their head and said, “Wow, those are really nice…. 2,054 more words

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Everything I need to know (about Universal Design), I learned in Kindergarten.

I remember the day I learned about Universal Design. A framework whose influence extends (and originates) far beyond education. I have attended numerous workshops since, but the one example that still resonates with me, is the image of the ramp in construction and building design. 832 more words

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