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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Evidence-based Practices for Students with Severe Disabilities: The CEEDAR Center Report LIMITED

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Educating students with severe disabilities is a complex process that spans many domains. Traditionally, research has examined how to teach students valuable life skills. More recent research has addressed the need to apply explicit and systematic instruction to teach academic content and processes as well. This report represents a synthesis of evidence-based and research-based practices for teaching students with severe disabilities a full range of skills. Specifically, this presentation will describe the body of research for how to teach, what to teach, and how to support the full educational experience for students with severe disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

a) Identify the mission and resources of the CEEDAR Center
b) Summarize the evidence base practices for how to teach students with severe disabilities
c) Describe best practices for what to teach students with severe disabilities.
d) Indicate optimal supports for improving learning of students with severe disabilities.
e) Discuss how the Evidence Based Practices for Students with Severe Disabilities Innovation Configuration is used to evaluate current teacher preparation and professional development (PD) by determining the extent to which these EBPs are taught, observed, and applied within teacher preparation and PD programs


Cecelia Ribuffo

Graduate Assistant and Technical Assistance Specialist, CEEDAR Center
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Julie Thompson

Assistant Professor of Special Education, Texas A&M University
Julie L. Thompson, PhD, BCBA, is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University. Julie’s research examines explicit instruction procedures to teach academic skills to ethnically and linguistically diverse minimally vocal-verbal children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in public school... Read More →
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Leah Wood

Assistant Professor of SPED, Cal Poly

Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm PST
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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