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  • The Press | SpedPro | Page 2
    there s a new post about a CCBD CEC Webinar on seclusion and restraint It expires late 7 March 2012 so jump to it soon Posted on 6 March 2012 6 March 2012 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News Professional development Public Policy The Press 10th Sprout Film Festival The tenth annual Sprout Film Festival will be showcasing 53 films related to the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities from 13 countries The festival will take place Friday 27 April Sunday 29 April 2012 in NYC at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Please visit the Sprout Web Site for the schedule of films and trailers For folks in the SpedPro neighborhood remember that there s a central Virginia Sprout Festival on 9 March 2012 hosted by PREP the Parent Resource Center Very Special Arts International Organization on Arts and Disability Free Streams New films are continually added to the national Sprout site Check out these latest films that can be streamed for free Cared Witless an 11 minute narrative from the UK Distinctively a 4 minute documentary from the US and Beyond Borders a 20 minute documentary from Belgium Lastly please take a look at the schedule for the Sprout Touring Film Festival Posted on 26 February 2012 26 February 2012 Author John Lloyd Categories News The Press Tags disability News Public Policy US report on testing accommodations In November the US Government Accounting Office GAO released a report entitled Improved Federal Enforcement Needed to Better Protect Students Rights to Testing Accommodations of a study it performed at the behest of representatives to the US Congress Based on interviews with individuals with disabilities educators advocates commercial testing companies and others the report provides brief insight into testing accommodations at the secondary and post secondary level and recommendations for government action based on its findings Interested readers may download a one page summary of the report from the GAO office Posted on 11 January 2012 Author John Lloyd Categories News Public Policy Research The Press Tags LD News policy Public Policy Research special education Glimpse of BlogHer discussions about disabilities Over on Support for Special Needs Julia Roberts threw up a special report about a meeting of people attending the noted BlogHer conference who had an interest in individuals with disabilities Ms Robert s post is entitled Glimpse of Commonalities Check on it Posted on 10 August 2011 Author John Lloyd Categories Conferences News The Press 1 Comment Full US IDEA funding proposed again Over on On Special Education Nirvi Shah reported that Senator Tom Harkin and colleagues once again introduced a bill proposing that the US federal government pay its full i e 40 share of the costs of special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Read her post Bill Would Boost Federal Spending on Students with Disabilities Posted on 23 July 2011 23 July 2011 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News Public Policy The Press Tags IDEA News Public Policy Prevalence of developmental disorders Coleen Boyle and

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  • The Press | SpedPro | Page 5
    recommendations Ready to Learn Empowered to Teach Excellence in Education for the 21st Century for inclusion in the national debate over how best to help all of America s children achieve their fullest potential Ready to Learn Empowered to Teach outlines five principles necessary to ensure excellence in education by lowering barriers to learning and teaching which call for providing Comprehensive curricula matched with individualized instruction Sufficient student support services to address barriers to learning for all students on a continuum of care that engages families and community providers Comprehensive accountability and progress monitoring measures that provide a valid picture of student and school functioning Professional development and supports for teachers and other educators necessary for instructional excellence Federal leadership and school based research to promote effective services that support the whole child in the learning context Download a copy of Ready to Learn Empowered to Teach Posted on 28 August 2008 28 August 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories News Public Policy The Press Tags school psychology Project Forum on LD Over on LD Blog I announced a new publication from Project Forum The document examines the history of eligibility for special education of students identified as having Learning Disabilities and how US states are changing their eligibility procedures Jump to the post on LD Blog Posted on 6 August 2008 5 August 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News Public Policy The Press Tags LD Public Policy RtI Poll on LDBlog The second in a series of polls about readers views on response to instruction or intervention RtI is now live on LD Blog Jump directly to the post containing the poll Posted on 5 August 2008 5 August 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News The Press Tags Administration LD polls Public Policy Swimming upstream In A Disabled Swimmer s Dream a Mother s Fight Alan Schwarz of the New York Times reported about an athlete who has disabilities Kendall Bailey is qualified to swim in Paralympic events As Kendall Bailey swims his praying mantis limbs flapping him forward something about the water disguises his many maladies cerebral palsy mental retardation autism and more Only in a swimming pool do they dissolve and allow his troubled body and mind to be all but normal He is happy safe and possibly the fastest disabled breaststroker in the world The issue apparently is whether Mr Bailey s is eligible because of his cerebral palsy or ineligible because of his intellectual disabilities Read Mr Schwarz s extended article for additional discussion Posted on 18 June 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories News The Press Tags cerebral palsy intellectual disabilities Paralympics sports 1 Comment Bogus bowling Over on Teach Effectively Bogus Bowl III is about to close and Bogus Bowl IV is about to open Click here to vote in or see the results of BB III voting is open until about 5 00 AM US East Coast 11 June The new poll will appear in a post 11 June just after BB III closes Update Here s the link for the new BB Posted on 10 June 2008 13 June 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories Administrivia News The Press Tags comments humor other sites International Child and Adolescent Conference International Child Adolescent Conference Opportunities November 6 8 2008 Minneapolis MN Breakout Session Proposals Scholarship Applications Invited Colleagues and Friends The Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents and co sponsors the Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders CCBD and the National Association of School Psychologists NASP are pleased to present the biennial International Child and Adolescent Conference XIV on November 6 8 2008 at the Hilton Minneapolis St Paul Airport Mall of America Hotel The conference began in 1982 is a transdisciplinary forum for individuals from education mental health juvenile justice and related fields along with families to share information on effective interventions and programs for troubled youth The theme for the 2008 conference is Decoding RTI PBS EBD to Improve Learning and Social Outcomes for Students This event will feature keynote addresses in depth workshops and topical strands This year s event will highlight literacy and social competency We are seeking proposals for a wide variety of presentations surrounding this theme from practitioners administrators researchers trainers advocates parents students and others who work in or with education mental health juvenile justice or related fields You are invited to submit a proposal and participate in the program All proposals must be submitted on line at our website www behavioralinstitute org Click the conference logo on the home page then the call for proposals link and complete the requested information The deadline is July 15 2008 Note all program participants are required to register for the conference The registration form and featured speakers will be posted soon The Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents is also pleased to announce the call for applicants for the Institute s biennial Tara Reilly Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is offered to encourage and assist an individual pursuing a career serving troubled youth The applicant must have junior senior or graduate student standing and must be enrolled in an accredited program for the 2008 09 school year in one of the following areas a special education b juvenile justice c mental health or d a related field with the intent to work with children and youth with behavioral challenges The intent of the scholarship program is to encourage and assist persons choosing a career in direct service rather than administration or higher education Additional information and application are on line at www behavioralinstitue org The deadline is July 15 2008 Posted on 23 May 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories Conferences News The Press Special education dictionary The folks at The IRIS Center a national center that provides resources for teacher educators concerned with students with disabilities announced the availability of a dictionary of terms used in special education It s online and free Continue reading Special education dictionary Posted on 16 May 2008 Author John Lloyd Categories News The

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  • Psychologist – Qatar – Awsaj Institute | SpedPro
    2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Psychologist Qatar Awsaj Institute 2 Job Purpose To assist with the psychological evaluations of the candidates for admission to the school and for re evaluations as needed for attending students To use the data collected to develop the Alternative Education Plan To assess and evaluate students for intervention Helping in developing and following behaviour plans to specific students 3 Job Dimensions Annual Operating Budget Project Budget Sales Revenue Number of Staff Supervised 0 Direct Reports Total 4 Key Result Areas Key RESULT AREAS Evaluates students who have been referred to TLC or to TLCS Develops a psychological educational evaluation report with appropriate recommendations for staff parents and student when needed Works with family and teaching staff to design appropriate education plan for admitted students Plans and implements appropriate testing procedures for providing appropriate interventions Provides appropriate instructional therapeutic methods for developing the students learning styles building on strengths and developing areas of weakness Conducts in service education sessions for teachers and support staff and provides consultation as needed Confers with the Head of Clinical on referral screening evaluations and any unusual circumstances arising from referrals or active student cases Participates as a team member with other specialists when requested or needed Confers with other schools providing information on the service of the TLC programs Actively contributes to the development of programs for children with special needs in Qatar i e consultation presentations Assists in End of Year data collection regarding annual school wide assessments Assists with developing and or implementing behavior intervention programs Performs other related duties as required Has an experience in response to intervention model Assists in the implementation

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  • wilnab | SpedPro
    2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Author wilnab Special Education Teacher Qatar Awsaj Inititute 2 Job Purpose To provide professional level educational service and support to students of the Awsaj Academy 3 Job Dimensions Annual Operating Budget Project Budget Sales Revenue NA Number of Staff Supervised 1 Direct Reports Total NA 4 Key Result Areas Key RESULT AREAS Demonstrating knowledge of pedagogy and instruction Using research as a basis to design individual plans for students and collaborating with teachers students specialists parents and administrators to implement plans with fidelity Supporting teachers and assistants in the implementation of evidence based practices to improve the academic achievement and social competence of all students Continue reading Special Education Teacher Qatar Awsaj Inititute Posted on 11 January 2012 25 February 2012 Author wilnab Categories Teacher Education Psychologist Qatar Awsaj Institute 2 Job Purpose To assist with the psychological evaluations of the candidates for admission to the school and for re evaluations as needed for attending students To use the data collected to develop the Alternative Education Plan To assess and evaluate students for intervention Helping in developing and following behaviour plans to specific students 3 Job Dimensions Annual Operating Budget Project Budget Sales Revenue Number of Staff Supervised 0 Direct Reports Total 4 Key Result Areas Key RESULT AREAS Evaluates students who have been referred to TLC or to TLCS Develops a psychological educational evaluation report with appropriate recommendations for staff parents and student when needed Works with family and teaching staff to design appropriate education plan for admitted students Continue reading Psychologist Qatar Awsaj Institute Posted on 11 January 2012 25 February 2012 Author wilnab Categories Uncategorized Instructional Coach Qatar Awsaj Institute 2 Job Purpose Provide job embedded professional development to instructional staff in order to increase student reading achievement This professional development can be in the form of coaching collaborating demonstrating modelling or planning with a focus on classroom instruction 3 Job Dimensions Annual Operating Budget Project Budget Sales Revenue Number of Staff Supervised 0 Direct Reports Total 4 Key Result Areas Documented work directly with instructional staff in creating and

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  • Head of Library &Technology- Qatar – Awsaj Institute | SpedPro
    January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Head of Library Technology Qatar Awsaj Institute 2 Job Purpose To be responsible for the operations development and maintenance of Awsaj Institute of Education Library and Technology to ensure that all materials are available to assist in teaching the curriculum and for the general education of the students 3 Job Dimensions Annual Operating Budget Project Budget Sales Revenue Number of Staff Supervised 5 Direct Reports Total 4 Key Result Areas Key RESULT AREAS LIBRARY AND TECHNOLOGY Develop Plan Implement and Maintain a 3 Year Library and Technology Strategic Plan Develop Plan and Implement a yearly plan and budget for the Library and Technology Develop and implement policies and procedures for the efficient and effective operations of the Library and Technology at Awsaj Institute of Learning Follow trends and advancements in libraries and in technology Determine the appropriate materials and technology equipment for Awsaj Institute of Education that will be used as tools to enhance the students learning Work with Finance to make decisions related to buying materials from publishers wholesalers and distributors Evaluate Library and Technology staff and recommend reward based on their performance Any other duties as requested by supervisor LIBRARY Plan organize and administer training for Library staff to ensure they perform their duties Create Review and Approve all campus Library book orders to ensure that they meet the objectives of Awsaj Institute of Education Receives library and technology materials and verifies receipt against online and printed record Conduct classes publicize services offer Library and research help with writing grants and managing other administrative issues Provide building wide leadership in the area of research and materials acquisitions Assist staff in locating Library materials to support curricular needs Organize materials into the various subject matters and provide descriptions of the materials so that can be easily located Compiling lists of books books periodicals articles and audio visual materials on particular subjects Analyse the Library collections and recommending materials to staff 10 Create and maintain relationships with school college and private libraries TECHNOLOGY Coordinate with faculty members to utilize technologies as an aid in teaching their curriculum for the enhancement for student learning Be knowledgeable of a vast array of scholarly and public information resources Provide building wide leadership in the area of research and materials acquisitions Acquire develop and design information

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  • U.Va. autism position | SpedPro
    2015 February 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 June 2014 May 2014 March 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org U Va autism position The University of Virginia s Curry School of Education

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  • November | 2015 | SpedPro
    Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Month November 2015 Named professorship at West Virginia University West Virginia University WVU announced a search beginning August 2016 for a position at the associate or full professor rank in special education that includes appointment as the Derrick Professor of Special Education As the accompanying PDF shows in detail the position has many benefits WVU is seeking a well qulified individual to assume the responsibilities Review of applications begins 4 January 2016 the position is open until it is filled Interested individuals should contact Barbara Ludlow Barbara Ludlow mail wvu edu Posted on 14 November 2015 15 November 2015 Author bludlow Categories News Positions in higher ed Research Teacher Education Tags associate professor News Positions in higher ed professor Research special education Teacher Education IDEA Celebration ED Celebrates IDEA 40th Live Dear Colleagues On behalf of the U S Department of Education and its Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services OSERS we are pleased to invite you to view two special events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA When IDEA was enacted in 1975 America pledged to provide and ensure that children with disabilities have opportunities to develop their talents and contribute to their communities That pledge endures today and IDEA continues to provide not only access to the school house to assessment and to the general curriculum but the full promise of inclusion equity and opportunity The White House November 17 2015 9 30 11 00 a m EST Please share in this exciting White House event where Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Delegated Deputy Secretary John King OSERS Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin and OSERS Office of Special Education Programs Director Melody Musgrove join the stage with youth impacted by IDEA experts who will speak about the history and progress of IDEA and families and teachers from the field who will provide their unique perspectives and celebrate this landmark legislation Please watch the White House event broadcast live https www whitehouse gov live U S Department of Education November 17 2015 3 00 4 30 p m EST The IDEA 40th Anniversary celebrations continue in the afternoon at the Department s Barnard Auditorium with an IDEA Symposium where a panel of distinguished researchers share the state of evidence in special education and look towards the future for promoting even greater educational achievement by students with disabilities Tune in live to the IDEA Symposium to view an inspiring slate of panelists including

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