Significant Disabilities

Here are resources that the UPDC and its partners have created or discovered, which are available for use in the classroom and in the home.

Counting Objects
countingRead more... Educating Students with Significant Disabilities: It is a program for teaching one-to-one correspondence and counting objects in random order.
Autism Monograph Edition of the Utah Special Educator Journal
flag educator autismRead more... This edition of the Utah Special Educator Journal has 88 pages dedicated to Autism topics and resources.
Math 4 Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
numbersymbolsRead more... Presentation by Cindy Myers (Utah State University). The presentation is a thought provoking discussion on math instruction for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
A Comparison of Math Curricula for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
flag sig-math-compDownload PDF Compiled by the Significant Mentoring and Access to Resources Task force - March 2010 (.pdf)
24 Evidence Based Practices
flag 24ebpDownload PDF Resources for parents and teachers. Used for students with autism and significant cognitive disabilities. (.pdf)
UPDC Supports for Teachers of Students with Significant Disabilities
flag sig-supportsDownload PDF List of resources, publications, instructional videos, partnerships and tools that UPDC uses as it supports teachers.
UNC Center for Literacy and Disability Studies
flag unc-lit-dis-studieshttp://www.med.unc.edu
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They promote literacy and communication for individuals of all ages with disabilities. They also host the Deaf-Blind Classroom Project.
2013 Essential Elements Summer Academy
flag 2013essential-elementsRead more... 2013 Essential Elements Summer Academy - “Strategies and Materials for Teaching Essential Elements Math, English Language Arts, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities”
Vertical Alignment of Essential Elements
flag Vert essential-elementsRead more... Series of documents that show the progression of individual skills in the Essential Elements.
Small Group Instruction for Paraeducators who work with Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
flag sgiRead more... Online modules that focus on Small Group Instruction for Paraeducators who work with students with significant cognitive disabilities.

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