for disability coordinators

Welcome Disabilities Coordinators. This page was designed just for you! Our website contains a wealth of information on supporting and including children with special needs in the classroom and at home. We at the Head Start Center for Inclusion, have chosen a few key pieces of information to get you started. Please browse this page for all things related to inclusion, special education and staff training in an inclusive Head Start classroom. Take a look at the other areas of the site for even more information on inclusion. Thanks for visiting!

Day in the Life of a Disabilities Coordinator
Watch a set of short videos demonstrating the process of a Disabilities Coordinator in Washington State. Follow along as she describes how she supports both teachers and children in inclusive classroom settings.


Day in the Life of a Disabilities Coordinator
15 Minute Inservices
HSCI understands how very busy any training schedule can be. These 15 minute Inservices are brief trainings meant to maximize every spare minute of your training time. These trainings provide a short Powerpoint presentation, handouts, pictures or videos along with other materials that can be all be viewed and completed in 15 minutes or less.


15 Minute Inservice Tip!Try and find time to look at one 15 min. inservice per month.


IEP Basics
Individualizing

Modules
Take an indepth look at the HSCI framework using these extended and detailed training modules. Powerpoints, video clips, pictures, worksheets, individual, small and large group activities all put together to create an engaging and informative half or full day training on a variety of topics related to inclusion.


Modules Tip!Take an afternoon and pull out worksheets, activities and other disability related information to familiarize yourself even more with how to help improve inclusion in your programs.


Curriculum Modification & Adaptations
IEP Training

Disabilities Information Lists
HSCI has compiled several fact sheets related to specific disabilities and their implications for the classroom. We have created most of them as a brief overview of the condition and have also included information about where to find additional resources.


Disabilities Lists Tip!Feel free to share these information lists with both families as well as teachers or staff who are working with a child who has a diagnosed disability.


Disabilities Information List

Broadcast Calls