Behavior: Strategies and Sample Resources 
From American Institutes for Research

This set of behavioral strategies and sample resources were developed for classroom teachers to use with students who may require academic and/or behavioral support. The strategies are intended to support teachers working with students with primary academic deficits and challenging behaviors.

Behavioral Interventions 
From Intervention Central

Techniques for behavior interventions: defusing/de-escalation, behavior intervention apps, communications tools, self-management, special needs, rewards, challenging student, motivation. schoolwide classroom management, and bully prevention.

Center for Parent Information and Resources Resource Library 
From Center for Parent Information and Resources

Find webinars, articles, stand-alone pages, and publications for the Parent Center network.

Disability Education Resources 
From Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

This set of publications includes resources related to behavior management in schools and classrooms for students with disabilites.

How Students with Learning Differences Leverage Tech to Self-Advocate 
From Digital Promise

Lisa Dieker, Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar Chair at University of Central Florida, shares her experiences as a researcher who collaborates with students with disabilities from kindergarten through graduate school. Students who can self-advocate are able to lead their own learning and ensure they have the supports they need to be successful. Research shows that empowering students through technology can change student outcomes throughout their education and career.

Inclusive Education Research & Practice 
From Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education

Over 20 years of research has consistently demonstrated that the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms results in favorable outcomes. Positive outcomes have been shown for both students with high incidence disabilities (learning disabilities and other “mild” disabilities) and those with low incidence disabilities (intellectual, multiple, and “severe” disabilities).

National Center for Learning Disabilities Reports and Studies 
From National Center for Learning Disabilities

This set of publications comes from the NCLD, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues.

Taking Charge of Your Professional Learning: Tips for Cultivating Special Educator Expertise 
From Benedict, Brownell, Park, Bettini & Lauterbach.

The authors first describe the context in which special educators are working, with increasingly complex demands and insufficient professional development opportunities. Next, they outline the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of effective special educators. Finally, they draw from research on the development of professional expertise to provide specific tips for taking charge of your own professional learning.