Practical Tips & Accommodations

Resources in this section focus on concrete tools and strategies to support teaching and learning in inclusion settings. Some resources will focus on very specific accommodations for students’ needs based on noticed behaviors, while others are more general practical tips, promising practices, and tools for inclusive teaching and learning.

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  • Final Program Reflections with Students

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Get tips and suggested questions to reflect with students and get their feedback at the end of a program.

  • Glossary

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Definitions for a range of terms you may encounter while working in an Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) Classroom and other inclusion settings.

  • Group Formations: Pros, Cons, and Strategies

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Discover classroom formations and student groupings that will best support your lesson and meet the needs of your students.

  • Inclusive Performances: Supporting Performers and Audience Members

    Practical Tips & Accommodations, Liberated Learning Environments

    Make your performance welcoming for performers and audience members with a range of needs with these ideas for an inclusive event.

  • Lesson Plan Template

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Plan an inclusive lesson with this GIVE Lesson Plan Template, including space for accommodations, roles for the Classroom Professionals, and more.

  • Ongoing In-Class Reflection Strategies

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Build in multiple opportunities and modes for reflection throughout the lesson to support student learning, engagement, and growth.

  • Online Access Check: What It Is and How to Do It

    Remote Teaching & Learning, Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Learn how to start online lessons with an access check to make sure you're meeting students' needs and to share the accessibility features of your session.

  • Preventing Sensory Overstimulation in the Classroom

    Practical Tips & Accommodations

    Discover steps you can take to reduce sensory overstimulation during your lessons by making slight adjustments to the environment, materials, and content.