Special Populations

*please note this list is not exhaustive – it is a small compilation of suggestions as to where to access supplemental CTE materials

If you have a suggestion for a resource you would like added, please forward that information to the appropriate CTE Consultant: 

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/17-18_Career_Cluster_and_CIP_Codes_by_Consultant_578234_7.pdf

Special Populations Resources

Description  

Site/Contact Information 

Websites that Work for the Special Education Classroom (compilation of websites)

WebsitesThatWork

The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition offers research practice lesson plan starters (Topics include: Student Development – Academic Skills, Employment Skills, Life Skills, Safety, Safe-Determination Skills)

transitionta.org

IXL supports students, parents, and educators through school closures and beyond, offering supports like implementation guides and parent communication strategies.

IXL

Financial Education:  Online Apps that Teach students about money

dfi.wa.gov

EL Education offers resources to support teaching and learning virtually due to COVID-19: Helping all Learners, Characteristics

https://eleducation.org/resources/helping-all-learners-characteristics

 

International Schools Services offers Online Learning:  A Strategic Approach for K-12 Schools

InternationalSchoolsServices

TESOL International Association - Online teaching resources for English language learners.

https://www.tesol.org/coronavirus-resources-for-teachers

Teen and Adult Phonics App (TAP) - offers a growing collection of sequential, decodable digital novels with edgy, engaging themes designed to appeal to teenagers and adults. Care has been taken to build a positive experience for older emergent readers, especially those with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, ASD or ADHD.

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/teen-adult-phonics-library/id1189152100

 

Omoguru - App reading tools for students with dyslexia that improve reading skills.

https://www.omoguru.com/

AccessNote is the official iOS notetaker App from the American Foundation for the Blind.  AccessNote is the first notetaker for the iOS platform designed particularly for VoiceOver users looking for a highly efficient, feature-rich note taking experience.

 

https://www.iaccessibility.com/apps/low-vision/index.cgi/product?ID=4

Assistments:  Distance Learning

assistments.org

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials - Accessible educational materials, or AEM, are materials and technologies usable for learning across the widest range of individual variability, regardless of format or features. Whether a material or technology is designed from the start to be accessible for all learners or is made accessible for learners with disabilities, it is considered AEM.

http://aem.cast.org/