RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
National Down Syndrome Society's Inclusive Education Guidelines 2021
This document aims to improve the development and educational outcomes for individuals with Down syndrome from birth to adult life by providing educators, therapists, early interventionists, parents and school districts with a guide to evidence-based practices.
"Because of Oliver" by Dr. Julie Causton
Meet Oliver and learn about the magic that happens inside the circle! The second in a series, this book takes a playful look at what is possible when we think differently about human difference. Intended to inspire teachers everywhere to widen our school communities to include Oliver.
With the publication of these Guidelines, Down Syndrome International (DSi) aims to improve the education of learners with Down syndrome internationally and to contribute to the realisation of their right to inclusive and equitable quality education and the promotion of lifelong learning opportunities.
International Guidelines for the Education of Learners with Down Syndrome
This is an accurate, up-to-date, evidence-informed, global consensus document from Down Syndrome International which provides information and recommendations of key relevance and importance for the provision of best practice education for learners with Down syndrome of all ages around the world.
Iris Center at Vanderbilt University: Special Education Resources
The IRIS Center creates high-quality, online open educational resources (OERs) about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices to help improve the education outcomes of all students, especially struggling learners and those with disabilities.
Dr. Julie Causton and Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontzcak share their passion for inclusive education and give tips on how to create schools where all students flourish. Their website contains downloads, articles, podcasts and videos on reimagining educational systems, practices and spaces.
Free Universal Design for Learning Resources from Brookes Publishing
Brookes Publishing shares a few key resources on how to create a universally designed learning environment. From podcasts to videos to creative activities, all of these learning tools are free and ready to use. Take a look and discover a new favorite go-to UDL resource