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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Confused about inclusion? Listen to The Inclusive Class Podcast this week and learn what parents need to know about inclusive education. You will understand what inclusion is, how schools become inclusive, options for inclusion, and how to work with staff to create a more inclusive environment for your child. Lauri Swann Hunt from the site, Ollibean and Amanda Morin, author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education will be at our roundtable this week.
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As a parent of a child with special needs, Aaron DeVries joins us to offer his thoughts and insight into inclusive education. Aaron also writes about his family's experiences at

Personal experience with his own disability cerebral palsy (CP) drives freelance scribe and author Zachary Fenell to utilize writing and social media for promoting disability awareness. By working for clients such as The Mobility Resource,... more

Amy Goodman, Co-Director of Autism Now at The Arc of the U.S. in Washington, DC, joins us again to address a very disturbing online trend that is known as cyber bullying. We are going to particularly talk about the cyber bullying of... more

Education not only takes place at school but also within community organizations. Church is one such example. This week on our podcast, we talk about ways in which kids with special needs can be included in their church activities. Amy... more

Assistant Professor of Special Education, Megan Mackey, EdD, will be our guest on this episode of The Inclusive Class. Megan Mackey teaches courses at the undergraduate level at the University of Hartford. In addition to several other... more

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.