This course is part of the 2015 Nancy McKinley Lecture Series, Aligning Literacy Instruction to Standards for Students with Moderate-to-Severe Disabilities (Including Autism), and is presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. This course will describe the strategies evaluated in a 2011 study on individualizing responses, systematic instruction, and assistive technology in the context of story-based lessons. Although the research was with students who are school-aged, nearly all of the strategies are applicable for younger students.
Course created on October 6, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to provide successful access to literature through the use of appropriate response options.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to use read-alouds to conduct literacy lessons in a systematic fashion.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to adapt books and instruction to meet the needs of students who are visually impaired.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how to implement effective instruction using systematic prompting.
|10-15 Minutes||Learning Outcomes|
|15-20 Minutes||Case study/Materials|
|20-25 Minutes||Target Skills|
|25-30 Minutes||Task analysis/Example script|
|30-35 Minutes||Systematic Instruction Examples|
|35-40 Minutes||Individualize the lesson/Examples|
|40-45 Minutes||Adapting the Book/Examples|
|45-50 Minutes||Planning for Assistive Technology|
|50-55 Minutes||Results of Study|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Angel Lee, PhD
Angel Lee holds a PhD in Special Education from UNCC and is employed as a Research Associate working with the National Center and State Collaborative on a General Supervision Enhancement Grant. The focus of NCSC is the development of a comprehensive model of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development for students with disabilities and their educators. Much of her research involves access to the general curriculum for students with significant disabilities. Prior to working at UNCC, she worked for 16 years at LifeSpan, a private nonprofit organization that serves people with disabilities from birth through retirement. Angel has experience as a special educator of students with significant disabilities and as an administrator supervising special education teachers. She is coauthor of three literacy curriculums developed for students with significant disabilities, the Early Literacy Skills Builder, Pathways to Literacy, and Teaching to Standards: ELA.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course was presented in partnership with University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, which provided in-kind support.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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