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The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

CDCI Publications

Now Available in Free PDF Download

These materials were written and produced by CDCI Faculty during grants funded through our Center. They are available here in PDF format to download for free. Please do not use these materials without crediting the source.

We also have some printed copies of manuals available for sale. Contact the CDCI Dissemination Coordinator for prices and ordering information.


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The Supportive Classroom

Author(s): Wes Williams, Timothy Fox, Wayne Fox, Kelly Roche, Jennifer Prue, Linda Farr, and Ann Dillenbeck (2001). Description: A Curriculum for Creating Safe and Supportive Classroom Environments. The manual describes components of the model, with sample teaching strategies, including collaborative teaming techniques and positive behavior support planning guidelines.(pages: 170)


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Prevention Teaching and Responding

Author(s): Ruth Hamilton, Julie Welkowitz, Sally deOliva Mandeville, Jennifer Prue, and Timothy Fox. (1995). Description: A Planning Team Process for Supporting Students with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties in Regular Education. (pages: 146)


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A Positive Approach to Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behaviors

Author(s): Karen Topper, Wes Williams, Kelly Leo, Ruth Hamilton, and Tim Fox (1994) Description: Supporting Educators and Families to Include Students with Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties in Regular Education (pages: 106)


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The TEEM Manual

Author(s): Jane Ross-Allen, Michael Conn-Powere, Wayne L. Fox (1991) Description: A manual to support the transition of young children with special needs and their families from preschool into kindergarten and other regular education environments. (pages: 130)


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A Series of Paraeducator Training Manuals

This series provides training content, formats, and a framework to ensure that paraeducators have the basic knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to the education of students with disabilities in inclusive educational settings. Instructor's Manuals include everything needed to conduct the course: lesson plans, agendas, reviews, overheads, evaluations, and practicum requirements. Participant's Manuals include lesson overviews, activity sheets and all required readings

Paraeducator Entry-Level Training for Supporting Students with Disabilities (2000)
Authors: Eileen CichoskiKelly, Linda Backus, Michael F. Giangreco, and Priscilla Sherman-Tucker

Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors (2001)
Authors: Linda Backus and Eileen CichoskiKelly

Teacher Leadership: Working with Paraeducators (2001)
Author: Michael Giangreco

Supporting Students with Severe Disabilities: A Paraeducator Curriculum (2002)
Author: Timothy Fox

Other Publications Available

Posters by Michael Giangreco

CDCI has posters of special education cartoons, taken from Michael Giangreco's series of carton books on special education. Illustrations by Kevin Ruelle. Full color, 24'(height) 18'(width) posters, great for classroom or office.

With wit, humor, and profound one-liners, Michael Giangreco and Kevin Ruelle will transform your thinking as you take a lighterlook at the often comical and occasionally harsh truth in the ever-changing field of special education.

To Order: Contact the CDCI Dissemination Coordinator for ordering information.
Price: Postage and handling charges only.

The Stairs Poster

Stairs Poster

Lady Liberty Poster

Lady Liberty Poster

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