The Inclusive Class Podcast

The Inclusive Class Podcast


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The Inclusive Class Podcast is for families and schools who are interested in learning about the inclusion of children with special needs in the general education classroom. Include all!

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What is Universal Design for Learning and how can it be used to support learners in the inclusive classroom? On this episode of The Inclusive Class Podcast we have guest, Dr. Loui Lord Nelson, join us to discuss the importance of UDL and... more

What are adaptations for student learning and why do we need them? How do we know if they are effective? Our guest this week, Jennifer Kurth, will answer those questions and more about adapting learning for students in the inclusive... more

On this episode, we talk with Charmaine Thaner about strategies for keeping IEP meetings positive and successful. Charmaine Thaner retired after 30 years of teaching to become a parent advocate. Her diverse experiences provide a... more

This week on The Inclusive Class Podcast, we talk with Christi Kasa, Ph.D., about differentiating lessons to reach all the learners in a classroom. Christi Kasa is the owner of Inclusion University, a consulting company that helps parents and... more

Listen to guest, Mari Nosal, discuss ways in which students with Asperger Syndrome can be included in the general education classroom.

Dr. Joanne Pierson and Dr. Lauren Katz from Dyslexia Help at The University of Michigan, are our guests on this episode of The Inclusive Class Podcast. Our interview will focus on ways to include students with dyslexia in the general... more

Listen to guest, Celia Oyler, as she describes ways in which teachers can use research-based practices to faciliate inclusion. Celia taught in public schools for 15 years before getting her Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago.... more

Dr. Wayne Sailor, Director of the SWIFT Center at the University of Kansas, will be our guest on this episode. Dr. Sailor will use the SWIFT model of educational change to describe how American schools can become more inclusive. For more... more

On this segment of The Inclusive Class Podcast we interview Susan Marks, from Northern Arizona University. Susan will discuss ways in which we can better prepare teachers to understand and include students with autism. Susan Marks... more