Monthly Archives: June 2013

Specific Disabilities Fact Sheets

These fact sheets, available in Spanish and English, can be viewed as webpages or downloaded as PDFs. These fact sheets provide brief but detailed information on individual disabilities, including characteristics, parent and teacher tips, and related information and organizations. The disabilities addressed include: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Autism Spectrum Disorders, Blindness/ Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf-Blindness,… Continue Reading

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FY08ForumProgram

The 2007 Conference Program Supplemental Material: FY08Forum_Program.pdf

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FY09 Forum Program

The 2008 Forum Program Booklet Supplemental Material: FY09 Forum Program

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FY10 Forum Program

The 2009 Forum Program Supplemental Material: FY10 Forum Program

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Supporting Nontraditional Learners for Success Brochure

This brochure is designed to help professionals work effectively with individuals pursuing non-traditional occupations. Supplemental Material: Supporting NTO Learners for Success Brochure Activities for Professional Development Effective Practices Resources Miscellaneous Information

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Encouraging Girls in Math and Science

This Practice Guide is the second in a series of IES guides in education. Developed by a panel of experts, this guide brings together the best available evidence and expertise to provide educators with specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations on how to encourage girls in the fields of math and science. Supplemental Material: Encouraging Girls… Continue Reading

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NTO Look Self-Study

The purpose of this document enables educational organizations to identify strengths and challenges in programs which prepare learners for occupations which are nontraditional with regard to gender. The study is flexibly designed to fit the unique dimensions in which nontraditional occupations (NTO) programs function within educational organizations. The aim of the self-study process is the… Continue Reading

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Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

This document utilizes information from recent articles and publications to point out reasons that gender diversity in the workplace is beneficial. Supplemental Material: Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

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Autism Program of Illinois

The Autism Program of Illinois Service Network serves and supports persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, with an emphasis on services to children, through a coordinated network of providers, parents, and university programs while developing, utilizing, and sharing best and promising practices. Supplemental Material: Autism Program of Illinois Website

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Hands and Voices

Hands and Voices is a parent-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families that have children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing without a bias toward communication modes or methodologies which provides families with resources, networking, and information in order to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Supplemental Material: Illinois Hands and Voices

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