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February Focus: Improving Outcomes for Young People with Disabilities

This month, WestEd focuses on how educators are working to improve outcomes for children, youth, and adults with disabilities.

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Improving Outcomes for Young People with Disabilities

Through initiatives like the National Center for Systemic Improvement, we help states transform their systems to better support infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.

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Effective Strategies for Teaching English Learner Students with Disabilities - Summer Institutes

This two-day institute addresses misconceptions about, and provides research-based strategies for, teaching English learner students and students with disabilities.

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January Focus: Improving Curriculum and Instruction for Children and Youth with Disabilities

This month, as you may be reviewing solutions for targeted and comprehensive school improvement support, WestEd is highlighting the multitude of ways in which educators — including teachers, administrators, teacher educators, and state and local administrators — can help to support students with disabilities.

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Comprehensive Review of Special Education Programs and Services

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

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Supporting Children and Youth with Disabilities

This month, WestEd highlights the ways in which educators can support children and youth with disabilities. Whether you’re looking for general information or a deep dive into the specifics, we offer resources, services, and research designed to help.

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Multi-Tiered System of Supports: Building the Capacity to Support All K-12 Learners

Develop and implement an integrated, comprehensive, data-driven Multi-Tiered System of Supports customized to your school district.

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Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Students with disabilities are falling behind as districts work to implement new math standards.

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AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.

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English Language Learners with Disabilities

Participate in our customized professional learning to gain an understanding of how to develop and implement academic instruction that addresses the unique needs of English learners with disabilities and other learning difficulties.

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