A START-EPSD Inclusion Mini-Conference Resource Kit

PowerPoints & Handouts

New Jersey Tiered System of Supports: Strategies for ALL Students to Succeed
Presentation shares outcomes of personal experiences with inclusion, an overview of NJTSS, and key strategies for the successful inclusion of students with disabilities and learning differences

New Jersey Tiered System of Supports
Overview of the framework of academic and behavioral supports and interventions to improve student achievement based on core components of Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Benefits of Inclusion
This handout gives the benefits of inclusion for all community members including children with special needs in early childhood programs.

Positive Solutions for Families
This handout provides 8 practical tips for parents of young children with challenging behavior.

Top 10 UDL Tips for Designing and Engaging Learning Environment
Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.

New Jersey Administrative Code 6A Chapter 14
The NJ Administrative code are the rules and regulations to ensure placement in the least restrictive environment for all children.

Additional Resources

New Jersey Department of Education NJTSS Website

Strategies for Success: What Parents Need to Know About Quality Inclusion for ALL Children
Webinar and resources

National Center on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
Information on UDL for parents and educators

Universal Design for Learning Tech Toolkit
Free Technology Toolkit for UDL and accommodations in all classrooms

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Overview of Functional-Based Problems with resources for families and schools

Great Things Happen in Inclusive Schools
Activities to promote inclusion in schools

Swift Guide
Outline of five steps for schools improve inclusion, with links to practical downloadable resources