Learn the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Attendees will examine the skills required to support all learners, regardless of disability or academic need, to engage in educationally based activities. Participants will discuss each service provider’s roles and responsibilities including the role of educators, therapists, and other related service providers in UDL and pre-referral interventions. A specific focus will be on data collection for interventions for all learners, including pre-referral, multi-tiered systems of support interventions. Attendees will receive templates and resources that can be accessed following the training.
- Determine the application areas of each of the three tenets of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
- Identify three areas of pre-referral interventions supported by legislation and research based on best
- Utilize practice frameworks and guidance documents from organizations related to therapy professionals in the schools.
- Integrate templates and frameworks to initiate MTSS related support for students.
- Consensus gathering
- UDL Basics and Frameworks
- Research based best practices for MTSS
- Therapy’s role within UDL
- Organizational Statements and Resources
- Implementation Ideas and Resources
- Reflective Decision Making/Goal Development
Elisa Wern, OTR/L, M.Ed., ATP is an OT with a master’s degree in Special Education and is also a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). She has over 20 years of experience in pediatric therapy and presents on a variety of topics including literacy, universal design, related services, AAC, and assistive technology. She is the Local Assistive Technology Specialist for Alachua County Schools in Gainesville, Florida, where she coordinates AT services for the district, and serves as the Lead Occupational Therapist. She also has a private practice, AT & OT Consulting and Coaching, supporting students and families primarily through teletherapy evaluations, consultations, and interventions.
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