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School, Family, Community Partnerships

Becker, Amy.  Finding the Words to Talk about Disability.  Huffington Post. (2012) Click here for link to the article.

Carter, Susan. The Impact of Parent/Family Involvement on Student Outcomes: An Annotated Bibliography of Research from the Past Decade (2002). Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE), Eugene, OR. http://www.directionservice.org/cadre

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE). School Accommodations and Modifications (2001). Minneapolis, MN. 1-888-248-0822.
http://www.fape.org

Swedeen, Beth.  Signs of an Inclusive School: A Parent's Perspective on the Meaning and Value of Authentic Inclusion.  (2009). Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 3(5), 2-13.
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Adaptations & Support Systems

Considerations: Teachers' Tools for Building Productive Relationships with Paraeducators (2001). T/TAC W&M. 1-800-323-4489. http://www.wm.edu/ttac/articles/challenging/influence.html

Finn, Chester. Rotherham, Andrew. Hokanson, Charles, (2001). Rethinking Special Education for a New Century. Thomas B. Fordham Foundation and the Progressive Policy Institute.
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/custom/portlets/recordDetails/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED454636&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=ED454636

Smith, Tom E.C. (2001). Section 504, the ADA, and Public Schools: What Educators Need to Know. Remedial and Special Education, Vol 22, No. 6, pp. 335-343.
http://www.ldonline.org/article/6108

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Effective Instructional Practices

Considerations: Co-Teaching (2000). T/TAC W&M. 1-800-323-4489.
http://www.wm.edu/ttac/articles/challenging/influence.html

Gately, Susan E. and Gately, Frank J., Jr. Understanding Co-Teaching Components. Teaching Exceptional Children, Mar./Apr. 2001, 41.
http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/acad1/ToolKit/Articles/Service_Delivery/Gately.pdf

Hall, T. (2002). Differentiated instruction. Wakefield, MA: National Center on Accessing the General Curriculum.
http://www.cast.org/publications/ncac/ncac_diffinstruc.html

Identifying and Implementing Educational Practices Supported by Rigorous Evidence: A User Friendly Guide (2003). US Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance.
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/rigorousevid.pdf

Phelps, L. Allen, Comp. High Schools with Authentic and Inclusive Learning Practices: Selected Features and Findings (2003). Research to Practice Brief, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN.
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Philosophy & Beliefs

Cole, Cassandra M., Ed.D., Director, Washburn, Sandra, Research Associate, Ansaldo, Research Associate. A shared responsibility for all students: Toward a definition of inclusive schools (2002). Center on Education and Lifelong Learning, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana's University Center for Excellence on Disabilities, Indiana University.
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/CELL/docs/IIS3_Final_Report.pdf

Special Education is Not a Place: Avoiding Pull Out Services in Inclusive Schools. 2005.
http://www.paulakluth.com/articles/pulloutsvc.html

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Leadership

Rebora, Anthony. What Second Stage Teachers Want. Teacher Magazine. 2008
http://www.teachermagazine.org/tsb/articles/2008/03/01/02second.h01.html

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Disability Specific

Cognitive Disability
Down syndrome barriers falling: College opportunities expand for disabled
By Bonnie Miller Rubin and Grace Aduroja, Tribune staff reporters December 11, 2005
http://bellevuecollege.edu/news/coverage/ChicagoTribune.pdf

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