We provide a variety of trainings on topics in the field of special education. All workshops can be tailored to meet your school's unique needs. We will meet with you first to determine the type of training, length of training and your specific requests.
This training will focus on supporting students with Executive Function deficits to increase academic achievement. Instruction will focus on how to identify specific executive function challenges, as well as provide tools and strategies, that can support these challenges. Educators will learn specific strategies to assist students in reading, writing, and math as well as with task-initiation, on-task engagement, and time-management.
This training will focus on supporting students with Executive Function challenges to increase self-regulation. Training will focus on how to identify specific needs in this area for students with Executive Function deficits, as well as tools and strategies to support these needs. Educators will learn specific strategies to assist students in reducing distractibility and increasing working memory, task-completion due to inattention, impulse control, and flexibility.
In this workshop, teachers will develop strategies to successfully integrate students with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's into the classroom environment. Educators will learn strategies specifically focusing on the importance of visual supports, scheduling, sensory integration strategies and setting up the classroom. environment.
Students with ADHD, Executive Function Disorder, ASD, mood disorders and TBI, often have behavioral challenges which can disrupt the learning environment. The success of all students in the classroom depends on teachers developing good classroom management and behavioral strategies. Educators will learn about successful classroom management techniques, identifying disruptive behaviors, tracking behavioral data and developing behavioral plans to work in a variety of learning environments.
Students using augmentative communication systems are learning to use their systems while learning new academic content. How can teachers implement quality instruction in both use of AAC and academics at the same time? Learn proven strategies to successfully integrate AAC into small and whole group instruction.
This unique workshop focuses on IEP teams. Teams will discover tools and resources to help determine the need for assistive technology for struggling students. Teams will develop processes for finding the right tool for the right task, based on research based strategies, to help students meet with academic success.
Train teachers how to write quality IEP's for students with disabilities. Documenting, data collection, progress recording and reporting are all components of a good IEP. Participants will learn to write measurable goals and benchmarks that directly connect to the PLAAFP and state standards.
Universal Design for learning is the practice of embedding flexible strategies into the curriculum during the planning process so that ALL students can access a variety of learning solutions.
This framework applies strategies to meet the needs of a diverse group of learners. This workshop introduces your teachers how to build lesson plans to meet the needs of all learners within their class.
Customized paraprofessional training modules that you can utilize to ensure your paraprofessionals have the skills to promote development of your exceptional students. Trainings are offered in 20 minute modules which can be taught in a group or as a self guided, independent study.
On Line Classroom Resources from Set-BC
Strategies and tools to support students with autism. Free visual supports for behavior, socialization, communication, self management and schedules.
Pinterest boards on a variety of topics such as Classroom Management, Executive Function, UDL and Visual Supports.
PBIS World offers resources and sttategies for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports categorized by challenging behaviors.
Bookshare is a digital library that is free to students that qualify, Books are available in audio, braille or large print. Truly one of my favorite resources!
Project Gutenberg has over 56,000 free ebooks available. Books are available in several formats such as epub books, kindle or you can download them.
Storyline contains videos of actors reading children books. The books are organized in alphabetical order. The website was designed for parent and teachers to have as a resource.
Unite for Literacy provides free digital access to picture books, narrated in many languages.
FREE audio stories for kids, including fairytales, original stories, myths, poems, music, history and audiobooks all read beautifully by professional actors. Storynory has published an audio story every week since November 2005. http://www.storynory.com
A collection of free, easy to read, books for for emerging readers. Children can read or write their own books.
A collection of online, interactive activities that are organized by strand and grade levels.
A collection of online games and interactive activities in all subjects.
Math apps for 2D and 3D graphing, geometry, algebra, calculus and statistics.
Create your own graph paper.
Activities to introduce students to the concept of time. (There are activities for money as well but they are not in US coins)
Exceptional Teaching Solutions has a program to fit your needs. We have a list of most popular trainings listed on our website. We also provide customized trainings in a variety of formats to fit your school's specific needs.
1. Do you work with Charter Schools?
Yes, we work with public, private, charter and home school educators.
2. Do you work with general education teachers?
Yes, though our focus is on training teachers of special education students, we provide training and strategies to the entire team working with exceptional learners.
3. Can you provide trainings on site?
We are based in Arizona. We do provide on-site trainings and customized webinars to fit your teacher training needs.
4. Do you offer teacher training on autism?
Yes, we offer a wide variety of teacher training in all areas of special education including autism, executive function, assistive technology and challenging behavior strategies.
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