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Special Populations

Accommodations for Learning Differences

pdf Accommodations Manual

pdf Lesson Plan/Curriculum Modifications Checklist

pdf Guidelines and Procedures for Adapting Instructional Materials

Word doc Instructor Format for Curriculum Customization for Learning Differences

pdf Sample Curriculum Customization for Learning Differences

Working with Learners from Special Populations

ppt document Transitioning from High School to Community College (A Planning Guide for Students with Disabilities)
ppt document Are You On Target For College? (How to apply for college & register with the Office for Students with Disabilities)

Webcast Series: Strategies for Special Populations in CTE

In this 4-part webcast Drs. Mickey Wircenski and Lynda West discuss special population needs and approaches for facilitating learning in the classroom.

Part 1: Overview
Part 2: Teaching Strategies
Part 3: Teaching Styles
Part 4: Accommodations vs. Modifications


pdfStrategies For Working With Learners With Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

pdf Sheltered Instruction Strategies

pdf Chapter 1: Working With Learners Who Have Limited English Proficiency

pdf Chapter 2: Instructional Tips For Teachers of LEP Students

pdf Chapter 3: Strategies for the Multilevel Classroom

pdf Chapter 4: Reading, Writing, and the English Language Learner

pdf Chapter 5: Assessment for English Language Learners

pdf Chapter 6: Language Difference or Learning Disability?

pdf Chapter 7: Adapting Materials for English Language Learners

pdf Chapter 8: The Communicative Lesson Plan

pdf Chapter 9: Encouraging Interaction between ELLs and Native Speakers


LD Online

  • The leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD / ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders.

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

  • The largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice.


News & Updates

IMPORTANT: This site is being migrated to the upcoming Texas CTE Resource Center.