The Universally Designed Classroom: Accessible Curriculum and Digital Technologies
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- Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
- Think College!: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
- Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning
- A Practical Reader in Universal Design for Learning
- Learning to Listen: Positive Approaches and People with Difficult Behavior
- Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package (5th Edition)
- Sharing Your Good Ideas: A Workshop Facilitator's Handbook
- More Language Arts, Math, and Science for Students with Severe Disabilities
- MTEL Math 03: Prepare For The New General Curriculum Subtest
- Interactions: Collaboration Skills for School Professionals (6th Edition)
Based on years of research and innovation at CAST (The Center for Applied Special Technology), the book provides a helpful overview of the digital solutions that are at the forefront of efforts to create universal access. It also looks closely at the major policy and practice issues connected to this initiative.
The book appears at a pivotal moment in special education policy and practice. The recent reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), together with the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and a general trend toward more inclusive education policies, has laid the groundwork for fully addressing the educational needs and abilities of children with disabilities of many kinds. Complementing these legal and social trends are remarkable new technologies designed to facilitate the education of those same children. Universal Design for Learning, or UDL--a network of methods, technologies, and materials developed at CAST--stands at the vanguard of this new era of initiatives and possibilities in special education.
The Universally Designed Classroom offers a concise and useful introduction to this burgeoning field. A book for teachers, administrators, scholars, policymakers, parents, and citizens, it will be required reading for all who are committed to providing the finest education for all students.