This fact sheet provides information about the PBS process and effectiveness in schools, as well as critical elements to sucessful application and a variety of FCIC programs.
Two videos describe the multi-tiered approach to behavior that is supported by the FLPBS Project: Discovering School-wide PBS: Moving Towards a Positive Future & Response to Intervention for Behavior. Watch videos.
Family Involvement in Functional Assessment provides information on promoting family involvement in the functional assessment and behavior support process. A manual that school can use may be downloaded here.
Sexuality & Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan
The subject of sexuality can be daunting. Add to the mix a physical or cognitive disability and you may find yourself feeling totally unprepared to deal with the subject matter. Staff from the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities collaborated with the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and the Center on Intellectual Disabilities at the University of Albany to create an easy to use workbook for families and educators of individuals with developmental disabilities. The Instructional Manual and the accompanying Resource Guides are designed to help educators and family members assist individuals with developmental disabilities in their exploration of self and sexuality.
This page includes links to both internal (FCIC) and external (non-FCIC) websites. External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published. However, the FCIC is not responsible for the content of external websites. The FCIC website does not accept submissions or requests.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature from 1966 to the present.
Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services administers programs for students with disabilities. Additionally, the bureau coordinates student services throughout the state and participates in multiple inter-agency efforts designed to strengthen the quality and variety of services available to students with special needs. This web site provide state ESE policy documents, annual reports, and other information related to the implementation of special education and related services in Florida schools.
This site was created to provide a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations. The site provides searchable versions of IDEA and the regulations, access to cross-referenced content from other laws (e.g., the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), etc.), video clips on selected topics, topic briefs on selected regulations, links to OSEP's Technical Assistance and Dissemination (TA&D) Network and a Q&A Corner where you can submit questions, and a variety of other information sources.
The purpose of the National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness is two-fold. The first purpose is to promote academic achievement and results for children and youth (birth-26) who are deaf-blind through technical assistance, model demonstration, and information services activities that are supported by evidence based research. Beneficiaries will include families, service providers, state deaf-blind projects, state and local education agencies and other organizations responsible for providing early intervention, education and transition services. The second purpose is to help address State identified needs for highly qualified personnel by ensuring that personnel have skills and knowledge.
NICHCY is very pleased to offer you a wealth of information on disabilities! We serve the nation as a central source of information on disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth. Here, you’ll also find easy-to-read information on IDEA, the law authorizing early intervention services and special education. Our State Resource Sheets will help you connect with the disability agencies and organizations in your state.
This website, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, offers free resources, materials, and information to help educators ensure that their students, especially those with disabilities, meet the Common Core State Standards. PowerUp combines evidence-based practices, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and technology to help teachers improve English and Math education for all students.
Department of Education resources for teachers who want to make a difference.
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) was created in 2002 to be a central and trusted source of scientific evidence for what works in education. The high volume of research on different programs, products, practices, and policies in education can make it difficult to interpret and apply the results. WWC reviews the research and then seeks to answer the question “What works in education?”. The goal is to provide educators with the information they need to make evidence-based decisions.
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