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Resources for Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, Universal Design for Learning, and Assistive Technology (SLD)
Determining a child’s response to scientifically, researched-based intervention as required in the identification of a Specific Learning Disability is critical. However, Response to Intervention as a statewide systems’ reform initiative is being promoted across the Colorado Department of Education to improve learning results for ALL students, not just those who may be identified as having a Specific Learning Disability. A comprehensive Multi-Tiered System of supports includes both Response to Intervention and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) frameworks.
- CDE Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS)
- Center on Response to Intervention (AIR)
- National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII)
- Response to Intervention Action Network
Universal Design for Learning
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a research-based set of principles to guide the design of learning environments that are accessible and effective for all. First articulated by CAST in the 1990s and now the leading framework in an international reform movement, UDL informs all of our work in educational research and development, capacity building, and professional learning.
- Assistive Technology Partners
- CDE Instructional Accommodations Manual
- Center on Technology and Disability (CTD)
- Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL)
- Colorado State University ACCESS Project (UDL)
- Learning Ally
- National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)
- Pacer and Simon Technology Center
- Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation (SWIFT)
- StateWide Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (SWAAAC)
- Understood.org: Tech Finder
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Email Veronica Fiedler
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