Person Centered Thinking and Disability Etiquette

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In this module we will discuss person centered thinking and disability etiquette. We will define person centered thinking and language, and review best practices for disability etiquette.

Having a Life:
Social Inclusion for People with IDD

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In this module we will review the definition of social inclusion, what social inclusion means as it relates to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and implications for practice.


ASD and Co-Occurring Conditions

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In this module you will learn about co-occurring conditions as it relates to Autism Spectrum Disorder.

About COVID 19

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About Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for People with Disabilities. A training done by the Partnership for People with Disabilities at VCU. 


Mental Health & Post-Secondary Transition for CLD Students with Disabilities 

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This module will discuss current interventions and practices of special education teachers and VR counselors' collaboration on mental health with the ability to support; social, emotional, and behavioral aspects for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) students with disabilities during transition.


Restraint and Seclusion

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Learn more about restraint and seclusion. Focus on the operational definitions. Discuss current State and Federal Legislation.


Center For Family Involvement Transition Resource Modules

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Tool box for parents and students with disabilities who are from diverse backgrounds. It covers topics around the transition team and processes. 



Autism: Early Identification

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This online module consists of information and resources focused on Autism Spectrum Disorders.


Introduction to Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

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A brief introduction to neurodevelopmental disabilities by    Dr. Jennifer Accardo.


Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities

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An introduction to the topic of sexuality and developmental disabilities.



Social Model of Disability and Ableism

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An introduction to the social model of disability and the concept of ableism.