What if your school just said yes to inclusion?How would students with and without autism benefit? How would you solve the challenges? What do great inclusive schools really look like? Paula Kluth has the answers--and w they're on one powerful DVD that will help make your school an inclusion success story. One of today's most dynamic, respected, and in-demand experts on autism and inclusion, Paula Kluth brings together more than a dozen of her colleagues for this complete professional development package on effective inclusion. Hosted by Paula and expanding on key lessons from her bestselling books and popular presentations, the 55-minute professional development video walks you through the what, why, and how of horing and supporting all learners. Through clips of real teachers in successful inclusive classrooms and interviews with educators, administrators, a parent, and students, you'll discover practical ways to differentiate instruction nurture students' social skills through peer supports improve school culture so all students are welcomed and included individualize objectives and standards make the most of each student's gifts and interests use positive behavior supports presume competence strengthen partnerships between schools and families co-teach effectively reframe challenges in a positive way An ideal professional development resource for experienced educators and preservice teachers in K-12 classrooms, this package also includes a concise Facilitator's Guide with sample professional development plans, helpful summaries of teaching strategies, more tips from educators, thought-provoking questions for group discussion, and practical forms and checklists to evaluate practices and plan supports. Say yes to inclusion with this comprehensive guide from Paula Kluth--and help your school become a stronger community where all learners use their unique gifts and achieve their full potential. Includes 55-minute professional development video with teaching strategies, classroom clips and interviews, and an inside look at 3 sample lessons 16-minute short video, Speaking of Inclusion: Ten Questions Asked and Answered, an inclusion Q&A with the education professionals in the feature film Facilitator's Guide with sample professional development plans, summaries of teaching strategies, questions for group discussion, and more Practical forms and checklists to evaluate practices and plan effective supports About Landlocked FilmsBeret E. Strong, Ph.D., M.F.A., and John Tweedy, J.D., M.A. are award-winning documentary filmmakers and owners of Landlocked Films. Their films have been seen on PBS nationally and shown at festivals around the world. Their focus is on social justice, indigeus cultures, and education. John is an attorney and Beret is an author and researcher.
Paula Kluth, Ph.D., is one of today's most popular and respected experts on autism and inclusive education. Through her work as an independent consultant and the high-energy presentations she gives to professionals across the country, Dr. Kluth helps educators and families create responsive, engaging schooling experiences for students with disabilities and their peers, too. An internationally respected scholar and author, Dr. Kluth has written or cowritten several books for Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., including You're Going to Love This Kid! Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom, Second Edition (2010); Pedro's Whale (2010); From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Classrooms (2010); A Is for All Aboard! (2010); A Land We Can Share Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism (2008); and Just Give Him the Whale! 20 Ways to Use Fascinations, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students with Autism (2008).