Allow students with disabilities to take a wide range of classes at the high school level. Psychology? Modern Dance? German? The catalog of possible options should be open to all.

This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive ways of supporting students with autism and other disabilities. Most of my work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.

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Tip 21: Connect Music to Curriculum

Posted on April 22, 2012 in Autism, Differentiating Instruction, News

Many teachers and families use music to soothe children, inspire them and help them with transitions, but music can also be used to teach curriculum.

There are really great songs available for free on blogs and websites for young children.
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And just as many appropriate for …

Tip 20: Phone Home

Posted on April 20, 2012 in Autism, Collaboration, Families, News

Need adaptations ideas? Want to brainstorm positive behavior supports? Looking for peer-support strategies? Contact the families of your learners with autism and tap into one of the richest resources around. I know so many knowledgeable parents who are never asked for input, advice, or tips.

I also know quite a few teachers who are unsure …

Tip 19: Share Strengths of ALL Students

Posted on April 19, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

Look for ways to emphasize the abilities and strengths of all learners in your classroom. This practice will not only help you use the various gifts of your students across lessons and throughout the day, but it will be helpful in building classroom community.

There are many ways to …

Tip 18: WEBSITE WEDNESDAY

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

When I started my website site at paulakluth.com a few years ago, there were only a few inclusion-focused blogs out on the web. Now, every time I search for inclusion blogs, I find wonderful new resources like today’s featured site.

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In-kloo-zhuhn is not only filled …

Tip 17: Teach Playground Games

Posted on April 17, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

So many children struggle during recess. Some cannot figure out how to spend the time and others may identify activities, but lack skills to engage in those activities. One way to support these learners is to explicitly teach playground games to all students in the school.

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One way to support these learners is to …

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