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The Community of Practice in Autism

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Welcome

Rhode Island is committed to providing educational opportunities for all students to achieve high standards. For students with disabilities, this means that the student must be provided with a free, appropriate, public education (FAPE) designed to meet his or her needs and to provide the student with access and opportunity to attain those high standards. Their education must also be provided in the least restrictive environment (LRE), which for >>

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Aligning IEP’s to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

IEP Teams must ensure that students with disabilities have an Individualized Education Program that provides for access, involvement and progress in the general education curriculum.  When developing the IEP, the IEP team should keep as its focal point the RI CCSS that all students including students with disabilities are required to meet. An IEP aligned to the CCSS, connects a >>

Resources for CCSS

Two recent publications provide guidance to general and special educators on providing evidence based instructional practices to enable students with disabilities to access the CCSS.
1) February 2013 issue of Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, Volume 28, #1
2) January/February 2013 issue of Teaching Exceptional Children, Volume 45, #3. >>

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