Registration now available for Universal Design webinar course
Sign up now for Universal Design for Learning: Curriculum for all Learners on the for Credit page.  The deadline is April 30th.  The course runs from Aprill 22 through May 7. 
Universal Design for Learning: Curriculum for all Learners - Webinar Series
This Series is coming up. Session dates are: April 22nd, April 29th and May 6th. Register here.

New Webinar in Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind community
Visit IESDB's Trainings and Webinars page to view their recent webinar Literacy and Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education: What We Know and We Suspect.

NEW Communities

View our drop-down list of Communities to visit our two new community pages: Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind (IESDB) and English Language Learners (ELL). You will find a host of resources, trainings, and other tools.

Self-Determination and Advocacy Curriculum Training

Self-Determination and Advocacy Curriculum Training Documents are now available in the Secondary Transition Community Documents folder.

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The Idaho Training Clearinghouse (ITC), funded by the Idaho State Department of Education-Special Education, is designed to link school professionals and parents with special education training opportunities and resources across the state.

Find the following on the ITC:

  • Calendar:  Search for regional trainings across multiple special education categories
  • Register:  Locate and register for regional trainings and online webinars
  • Resources:  Find links to state and national special education resources
  • Communities:  Get the information you need on numerous special education topics including frequently asked questions, online trainings, documents for download, and resources links
  • Webinars:  Search for upcoming and past webinars across various special education content areas
  • For Credit:  Find professional development (inservice credit) offerings

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Bullying Case Involving Teen With Autism Shows Issue's Complexity

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The 16-year-old, who has autism, says that he wants to remain friends with the two teens accused of mistreating him and recording the abuse on cellphone videos.

Common-Assessment Groups Differ on Accommodations - Education Week

Sunday, April 20, 2014

But the two state consortia both aim to provide a more-inclusive experience for English-language learners and students with disabilities.

Alternative-Assessment Groups Pursue Divergent Pathways - Education Week

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The two organizations,both federally funded,are developing alternate assessments for students with severe cognitive disabilities,but are working under very different theories of learning.

Kansas Gets Waiver to Use Common-Core Alternate Assessments

Friday, April 18, 2014

Even though the state has withdrawn from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, it still plans to use the common-core-aligned field tests under development for students with severe cognitive disabilities.

Tests Balance Common Core, Those With Cognitive Issues - Education Week

Monday, April 14, 2014

Specialized tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards are being field-tested for students with severe cognitive disabilities.


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