An Overview of Student Disabilities in the Classroom


Instructor: Kim Wilmot
Participants: Teachers, Para Professionals, Assistant Teachers
Date/Times: 05/31/18, 6/07/18 8:30am-3:30pm
Location: 27 Russells Mills Rd, Dartmouth MA 02748
Course #: 2018-05
Course Info Contact: Sherri Tetrault, 508-998-5599 ex 130,
Course Description: An overview of the disabilities that teachers and specialists may encounter within their classrooms and specialists settings with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavior, Cognitive Issues, and Learning Disabilities. Teaching strategies to accommodate students with these disabilities will be reviewed and will include responses to intervention, universal design for learning, multiple intelligence’s and differentiated instruction. Teachers participating in this professional development training will have the opportunity to be exposed to the most recent research for teaching ALL students within the regular classroom and in specialized settings. Participating teachers and specialists will have the opportunity to incorporate the course information in a group activity and determine what teaching strategy and learning style fits best for your teaching method and your students learning styles.

Presenter: Kim Wilmot
Kimberly Wilmot has been providing professional development related to special education and behavior management for the past 10 years. In addition to her current role as Program Coordinator for SMEC’s Therapeutic Learning Center, she has been a special education teacher, special education program administrator, Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation and Specialty Clinics, and a special education consultant.

SPECIAL EDUCATION: 15 Professional Development points in instruction of students’ with disabilities to fulfill the DESE requirements.
Cost:$225 District Member
$250 Non District Member