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Supporting Learners with Disabilities for Success

Module containing strategies for meeting Perkins performance measures using a continuum of quality support. These modules are for administrators and special populations coordinators to use in professional development sessions with counselors and instructors. Brochure Activities for Professional Development Effective Practices Resources Miscellaneous Information      

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Professional Development for Teachers of Students with ADHD and Characteristics of ADHD

This article provides information about how professional development for teachers of students with ADHD impacts teachers’ attitudes about and confidence in teaching students with ADHD and improved self-reported ability to provide accommodations. This impact was documented in this research study. Professional Development: ADHD Students (pdf)

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The Arc

The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes. The Arc Website

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The Arc of Illinois

The Arc of Illinois is Committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices. The Arc of Illinois Website

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National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures. NCSET is headquartered at the Institute on Community Integration in the University of Minnesota’s College of… Continue Reading

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Autism Spectrum Institute

The Autism Spectrum Institute provides supportive education programs and trains pre-service and teacher educators as well as parents and families of children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. The Institute provides a multidisciplinary network of consultants that can assist in identifying, selecting, and implementing effective programs, a lending library, and information to families and professionals… Continue Reading

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Vocational Alliance Autism Project

The Vocational Alliance Autism Project is a three year community focus project in building local capacity to support high school students with autism spectrum disorders in the transition from high school to adult life. The project focuses on team partnerships and person centered planning approaches to assist students and their families in the transition planning… Continue Reading

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Autism Society of Illinois

The mission of the Autism Society of Illinois is to promote through advocacy, public awareness, education and research, lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum disorder and their families in order that they may be fully included, participating members of their communities. Autism Society of Illinois

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Autism Community Connection for Illinois Families

Although our primary focus is on Naperville, Illinois and the surrounding area; anyone who has been touched by someone on the autism spectrum may benefit from the ideas and information shared on this site. Autism Community Connections for Illinois Families

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Illinois Center for Autism

The Illinois Center for Autism (ICA) is a not-for-profit, community based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people with autism. Illinois Center for Autism

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