Secondary CTE has long been a viable pathway for developing the skills of students with disabilities and preparing them for the future. Changes in Perkins V and an increasing emphasis on college and career readiness for all students are bringing the needs of student with disabilities to the forefront of the CTE conversation. Share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help us better serve students with disabilities.
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What were your biggest takeaways?
What is the name of the law that mandates students to have transition services included in their IEP that specifies postsecondary goals appropriate to education and training, employment, and if appropriate, independent living skills?
Research-based best practices are essential in today continuing evolving education society. Examples including project-based learning and writing across the ciricculum.
Student relationship and management lies at te heart of student acheivment.
When we are working with students who have disabilities there are many pieces involved to ensure students are able to receive what is necessary in order for them to become successful adults. Examples such as:
Invitation for Parents
Invitaiton for Agencies
Students who have disabilties are all unique and require many different accomodations to ensure they can be successful. One of the first things I do when working with students is to develop a sound relationship. Students need a trusting relationship in order for them to trust what you are teaching them is beneficial to them. I then look at the needs of the students and try to develop my lessons around those needs. I often have mulitiple websites that I utilize for students such as Microtype for some, others may utilize typing.com, spanish speaking students will be utlizing duolingo and… >>>
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