Year: 2014

Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Tamara Jackson

School District: Ozark R-VI School District, Ozark MO Classroom: 8:1:1 Self Contained Junior High School Position:  Functional Life Skills Teacher Tamara Jackson has been using Rethink in her junior high school classroom for 4 years now. She began by watching

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Autism in the United States. Can We Afford It?

1 and 68 children in the US are now diagnosed with autism. Where did these staggering numbers come from? How will this affect us and our families? By Roz Prescott In 2001 we were starting to adjust to new innovations such

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Brandice Schofe

School District: Richmond County Public Schools, VA Classroom: Self-Contained ASD K-3 Position:  Special Education Teacher Brandice began using Rethink this school year. After attending a training in August, she began implementing the program with her classroom para one week later. Her

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We Are Thankful for … You!

The season of giving thanks is upon us!  In the spirit of the season, we have many new goodies to share with you as a special thanks for all that you do for your students! I.  Transition Curriculum Rethink’s new Transition

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Learning and Sharing at Conferences around the World

Rethink takes its message of inclusion abroad! By Dr. Patricia Wright Rethink values the opportunity to contribute to positive outcomes for all children. In October, Rethink was invited to present content about inclusive education in Moscow, Russia. The conference was

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There is a Life Beyond School

Our Transition Curriculum will help your students be ready for it. While graduation rates for students with disabilities have steadily improved over the years, students with disabilities are much more likely to to be underemployed and underprepared for life beyond school than

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Teaching Transition

Helping Students Prepare for Life Beyond School Effective transition programming for students with disabilities supports students as they transition from school into adulthood.  Skill development focused on employment, community-based instruction and independent living increases independence in adulthood.  Join Angela Pagliaro for this FREE

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Increasing your Child’s Patricipation in Family Events and Activities

A free webinar to help you engage your child with special needs in family life Daily home routines, family outings, and special events, like birthdays, are all important aspects of family life.  For children with special needs, participating in these activities can

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Collecting Data in the Natural Environment with Ease and Efficiency

A free webinar to help you easily integrate data collection into daily routines Effective educational programming requires data collection to evaluate a student’s progress, learning, and behavior. Teachers report that data collection is overwhelming and takes too much time given their current

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Mark Thomas

School District:  San Francisco Unified School District Classroom:  Moderate/Severe Special Day Class, Autism Focus Position:  Grades 3-5 Special Education Teacher Using Rethink since April 2014  With the help of his staff of four paraprofessionals, Mark has designed his classroom environment

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