Education Resources

Developing a Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Program to Support Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Replication Guide Based on Project Achieve at Florida State College at Jacksonville

Section 1: An Inside Look at Support Postsecondary Career and Technical Program at Florida State College at Jacksonville. This booklet provides an overview of Project Achieve, an inclusive program designed to expand access to Postsecondary Career and Technical programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Section 2: Launching a Support Postsecondary Career and Technical Program, is for those who are interested in replicating a Support Postsecondary Career and Technical Program at a public state college or community college. This section outlines the tasks involved in developing a program that provides a support system that assists students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to attend classes and earn certification alongside their peers without disabilities.

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Disability Awareness Through English and Language Arts: Resources for Middle School and High School - This guide was created for educators and families to promote positive attitudes toward, and facilitate successful inclusion of, students with disabilities; increase respect and acceptance of individual differences; increase understanding of disabilities and related social issues; and facilitate the development of English and language arts skills through activities about disability awareness. These units meet the Florida Standards and are also housed on the CPALMS website.

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Disability Awareness Through Language Arts and Literacy: Resources for Prekindergarten and Elementary School (Updated) -This guide was created for educators and families to promote positive attitudes toward, and facilitate successful inclusion of, students with disabilities; increase respect and acceptance of individual differences; increase understanding of disabilities and related social issues; and facilitate the development of literacy and language arts skills through activities about disability awareness.

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Disability Awareness Through Language Arts and Literacy: Resources for Pre-K & Elementary School (2012)

The 2012 disability awareness guide’s lesson plans meet Florida pre-kindergarten education standards. Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resource System (FDLRS) has developed supplementary resources that support this guide. To access Disability Awareness Through Language Arts and Literacy: Resources for Prekindergarten and Elementary School (2012),

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Expanding Career and Technical Education Opportunities for Students with Disabilities - This webinar describes how equal access to Career and Technical programs can be provided for all students. Jane Sylveria (Division of Career and Adult Education), Lynda Earls (Division of Florida Colleges) and Tury Lewis (Project 10) share their experience regarding entry requirements, exit requirements, available accommodations, duel enrollment, Federal laws, Florida State Statutes, support services, and more. The content of this webinar is relevant for staff of Florida Colleges, staff of Career and Technical Centers, and students with disabilities and their parents.

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Florida Postsecondary Education Guide -  This guide is a resource that provides in-depth descriptions of postsecondary programs in Florida that serve students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. While the guide is primarily targeted to students and their families, it may be useful for educators, agencies and others.

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Sexuality Across the Lifespan for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities - An instructional guide for Parents/Caregivers of individuals with developmental disabilities.

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Special Education Law and Advocacy Workshops

In August of 2010 The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and Disability Rights Florida hosted a series of Special Education Law and Advocacy Workshops throughout the state. The DVDs of the workshops are available to you now at no charge. The three DVDs include Evaluation & IEP; Inclusion & Discipline; and Transition & Problem Solving.

 

We no longer have copies of the DVDs available however, you can download these below.

Inclusion Video:  Click Here 

Discipline & IDEA Video:  Click Here 

Evaluations Video:  Click Here

The IEP Video:  Click Here

Transition Video:  Click Here

Problem Solving Video:  Click Here

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