Be sure to visit Paula at her new site, www.InclusionRules.com!
Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Paula is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator. Her professional interests include differentiating instruction and inclusive schooling.
She is the author or co-author of more than 15 books and products including: All In: 18 Ways to Include All Students in Virtual Classrooms is Paula’s newest book. She is also the author or co-author of 15 other titles including Universal Design Daily, 30 Days to the Co-Taught Classroom, “Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?”: 100 Ways to Improve Inclusive Schools, and You’re Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms. She is also the author of a few books for children including Coaster, a story of a puppy with wonderful wheels. Paula is also the director of a documentary film titled “We Thought You’d Never Ask”: Voices of People with Autism.
In this web space you will find articles, web links, and resources that can be used to inspire positive change in schools and communities. You will find the following beliefs reflected in the pages of this website:
- Students with disabilities are experts in their own lives;
- Students with disabilities should have opportunities to educate, collaborate with and learn from their peers and their teachers;
- Students without disabilities should have opportunities to educate, collaborate with and learn from their peers with disabilities;
- The families of students with disabilities should be given meaningful opportunities to partner with their child’s school;
- All students deserve schools that are welcoming;
- All students deserve curriculum and instruction that is engaging, appropriate, challenging, and respectful;
- All students should be valued and viewed as making unique and worthwhile contributions to the school community.