by Amy Sequenzia Universal Design If you are reading this,
Dr. Cheryl Jorgensen's website is an excellent resource for information about inclusive education, best practices, differentiated instruction, universal design, curriculum adaptation, writing standards based IEPs, facilitating social relationships and much more!
"First, we must ensure that all children, including and especially those with disabilities, receive a quality education. Inclusion means nothing if a child is not receiving a good education, which is, in fact, the very reason we have schools in the first place. " Cara Liebowitz
"Thasya", a mini film by Dan Habib, highlights the power of presuming competence, differentiated instruction and augmentative and alternative communication. Inclusion works.
Johnny Butchko, 14, is hearing impaired. Tired of being unable to watch a movie at his local theatre, he stood up and got AMC to provide Closed Captioning in Santa Monica. But he's not stopping there.