Inclusion and Curriculum Modification to Meet Student Goals - October 4, 2014

DSACO is excited to host Dr. Lewis Jackson on February 7, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Integris Medical Center in Oklahoma City.

Dr. Jackson's workshop will focus on inclusive education and how to modify curriculum to meet the goals of students with disabilities. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Inclusive Education: What is it?
  • Five trends that make inclusion possible, and make it imperative!
  • Dynamics and features of programs and interventions that support inclusion
  • The special education teacher and inclusive education
  • Lesson adaptations
  • Assessment and grading (What to ask for)
  • Restrictive versus inclusive IEPs
  • Collaboration strategies and techniques
  • What about transition? (Eyes wide-open versus adhering to myths)
  • Moving schools forward
  • Creating a vision for your child or school program


About the Speaker

Dr. Lewis Jackson is a Professor of Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado. In his 35+ years of experience, he has worked closely with advocates, teachers, and families to enhance educational access through full integration into general education, universal design for learning, and appropriate use of peers and adults. His research interests are primarily in inclusive education, literacy and communication, and positive behavioral support. He is well published, and has presented at numerous workshops and conferences consistently over the length of his career at the state-, national-, and international-level. One of his accomplishments is that he is a Fulbright Scholar who does teaching and research internationally, mostly in the Arab Gulf Region and in Asia.