Teach all students relaxation strategies (e.g., deep breathing, repeating helpful mantras) that they can use when they are stressed.

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.


Wordless Wednesday

Posted on January 29, 2014 in News


Flashback Friday: Differentiate your Reader’s Theater

Posted on January 24, 2014 in Differentiating Instruction

One of the best ways to help a child read more fluently is to engage them in repeated readings of the same text. The problem, of course, is that this task can be dull for some students and can make a reluctant reader even more disinterested in literacy lessons.

For this reason, many teachers in K-12 inclusive classrooms use …

Wordless Wednesday

Posted on January 22, 2014 in News

Flashback Friday: Exploring helpful habits of mind

Posted on January 17, 2014 in Autism

In this 2008 clip, I discuss “habits of mind” for teachers who are new to inclusive education. It is part of an School-Community Tool Kit assembled by Autism Speaks. Other materials related to that kit including readings, web links, and other video. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see another video on inclusion created by a school leader, Kris Bergstrom. In addition, some of you may find…

Wordless Wednesday

Posted on January 15, 2014 in News


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