NEA’s diversity toolkit

NEA is the National Education Association, an organization with thousands of teachers as members. NEA offers this online toolkit to teachers to provide an introduction to the multiple facets of diversity. Chapters include: class and income, cultural competence for educators, English language learners, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, and social justice. http://www.nea.org/tools/diversity-toolkit.html  … [Read more...]

Educator’s guide to getting accessible materials for your students

From the center that knows all about accessible instructional materials, the AIM Center.  (posted September 1, 2011) http://aim.cast.org/learn/aim4families/school/accessible_textbooks … [Read more...]

Related services: Common supports for students with disabilities

This training module from the IRIS Center describes related services and offers an overview of the benefits they provide to students with disabilities in the general education classroom. It highlights 5 commonly used related services (physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, social work services, and psychological services) and briefly highlights many of the other related services identified in IDEA ’04. http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/rs/chalcycle.htm … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.