Incorporate cool down or relaxation activities into the school day (e.g., yoga, deep breathing).

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.


Co-Teaching Kick Off Event

Posted on July 14, 2021 in News

In August and September of 2021, I am launching a professional development KICK OFF EVENT to get us all back into the game of collaboration, co-planning, co-visioning, and, of course, co-teaching.

This opportunity is for all team members, including administrators & coaches who support teams, experienced teams looking for inspiration, and teachers in new partnerships. No matter your role, this material can help …

All In The UNCONFERENCE – February 2021

Posted on February 02, 2021 in News

In case you missed the news, the UNCONFERENCE has started!

Come and learn from the voices featured in All In: Creating Inclusive Virtual Classrooms!

While some students with disabilities are heading back to physical classrooms, many are still in virtual or hybrid settings. As we begin the second semester, it is so important that we continue to engage these learners and seek creative ways to include and support them and their peers without disabilities.

If you value inclusive education and are ..

“Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?” Planning Tool

Posted on June 27, 2020 in News

Inclusion Planning Form

I have been having so much fun working virtually with book clubs this summer– it has helped me to connect with so many of you in a personal way. To keep the fun moving forward and to provide inclusion energy and support for your inclusive activities, I wanted to share a handout that I’ve been using with study groups, book clubs, and steering committees who are using …

Coaster LIVE!

Posted on March 24, 2020 in News

Paula reads Coaster

We may be sheltering in place, but Coaster refuses to “stay”! I have made him available to all of you as of last week via my YouTube channel.

To support teachers and families who are teaching and learning virtually, I released this clip so teachers of young children can share storytime with their students and teachers of older students can craft lessons about …

New year, new goals

Posted on January 07, 2020 in News

Happy New Year!

I had a lot of great feedback about this post in the last few years, so I am sharing it again to kick off 2019. I hope it will help you meet your inclusion-related goals as you get back to work this week.

Those that know me well, know that I love goal setting. I love teaching it to students …

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