Events: Low Incidence Affinity Group (PLC Session)

Topic: Comprehension: New Possibilities for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Date: Friday, August 19, 2011
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Mountain / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Peggy Coyne, Ed.D., Center for Applied Special Technology

Jennifer Coffey, OSEP Project Officer, SPDG Program Lead
Audrey Desjarlais, Signetwork Coordinator

Description/Other Details
Dr. Coyne will share the results of her research on improving comprehension of students with significant intellectual disabilities. She will also share some examples of anecdotal experiences with these students in a UDL situation and will describe how environments can be changed to be universally designed.