EL with Disability

Supporting Students with Disabilities

This month, WestEd is highlighting the multitude of ways in which educators can support students with disabilities. Whether you’re looking for general information or a deep dive into the specifics, WestEd offers resources, services, and research designed to help.

Reconsidering the role of play in early childhood

The Role of Play in Early Childhood: Towards Social Justice and Equity

Highlighting powerful and provocative studies from around the world, a new book, co-edited by WestEd’s Julie Nicholson, illuminates social justice and equity issues related to play.

Adults working together

Comprehensive Review of Special Education Programs and Services

Are your services and programs for students with disabilities improving positive outcomes? WestEd’s extensive review provides findings and recommendations for student success.

WestEd Insights / research and innovations

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Making a Difference / WestEd in action

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Featured Initiatives


WestEd’s National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) helps states transform their systems to improve outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. Learn More


The WestEd Justice & Prevention Research Center focuses on high-quality research to identify solutions that promote positive community and school environments. Learn More


Be part of the growing network of institutions that are empowering students to reach their college and career goals by transforming their mathematics learning experience. Learn More

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