Delaware's 23rd Annual Inclusion Conference - RESCHEDULED

Dover, Delaware
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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Quotes from previous attendees about what they have learned and how they will use it to initiate or improve inclusive practices.
  • I have learned great new ideas for my linear word wall.
  • I will be using the SETT framework now when focusing on the needs of my students. I will be questioning the situations with a new mind set.
  • Learned of better selection procedures for AAC and Eye Gaze.
  • Have students use describing vs. labeling to develop language skills and communication.
  • Work with teams to ensure AAC travels to inclusion settings with kids and they have exposure to language to learn!
  • Promote inclusion opportunities across all settings.
  • Streamline the data collection process to help track IEP progress.
  • Influence others in district.
  • Focus on specific, clearer high-level goals for students in general education settings.
  • Inclusion strategies to help special and general education teachers with 1) social acceptance of students with a learning disability, and 2) teaching practices for students in inclusive classrooms. 
  • I will use this information to write goals more directly related to what students need beyond the treatment room and attempt to get others to “buy in” to the idea of inclusion and learning skills they can use to promote development of skills in my absence.
  • There were many ideas that I felt valuable to modifying the current inclusive practices with my schools. Even emailed one idea to my administrator while still on the conference.
  • Will use the methods shared for writing standards-based IEP goals in smart format and share knowledge with special education staff in my building.
  • I plan to take the data I learned with me to school and advocate for more inclusion to happen after pre-k in my district.
  • Behavior modification will be incorporated with all students equally.
  • I am lead PBS at our school and I’m planning on presenting this info to our staff.
  • I am going to develop a more in-depth reward system for my classes.
  • Provide more support for inclusion classroom teachers who have students with behavioral needs.
  • Training for district staff especially in conjunction with our new staff mentoring program
  • To work with general education teachers on implementing classwide behavioral support systems.
  • Improve PBIS at our school level. Possible staff development (I’m on the school leadership team).
  • Go back to my office and pass along this information to the teachers in our program.
  • Reflect on how I interact with students who consistently exhibit “challenging behaviors”; make a concerted effort to build a relationship with one of my most difficult students; make a conscious effort to reinforce appropriate behavior rather than focus on inappropriate.
  • Our pre-K will take a closer look at the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce (PTR) way for changing challenging behaviors.
  • I will share handouts with early childhood staff at my school and community sites I visit.
  • Will discuss inclusive placement changes with team and supervisor-thank you!
  • Provide information and implement behavior interventions in child cares where itinerant services are provided.
  • Working with my grandchildren
  • Great info – immediately useable in class.
  • I plan to share information with case managers and special education teachers at our next district meeting.
  • Strategies shared today will be redelivered to staff in my district so that dual-tagged students will be provided better instruction.
  • To learn, to know, to refine the SETT process as an Education Director with the IEP Team.
  • Focus more on the language I use and expose my ELL students.

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Thank you to our 2017 sponsors:

Delaware Department of Education
University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies
Delaware Health and Social Services Birth to 3
Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI)
Delaware Foundation Reaching Citizens (DFRC)
Down Syndrome Association of Delaware
Parent Information Center (PIC)
Delaware Head Start Association

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