This course is designed for educators providing services to students identified as having significant intellectual disabilities and complex needs. Content covered within this course is based on evidence-based practices and current research within the field of special education. This training will provide various examples of instructional strategies that you may use as a starting point in planning appropriate programming for your students. The content is not intended to be fully inclusive. In addition to resources provided in this training, coaching, resources, and professional learning should be explored through your local school district and/or cooperative.
Course Funding: SPLASH is an initiative of the Kentucky Department of Education’s State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) funded by the Office of Special Education Programs and managed by the University of Louisville.
SPLASH activities are grounded in research-based practices to increase teacher skill-sets and administrator understanding of indicators of high-quality teaching and learning for students with moderate/severe disabilities (MSD). SPLASH is a program focusing on supporting low incidence teachers across the Commonwealth of Kentucky and bringing rigorous academic instruction for all students.
This course is for special education professionals working in a PK-12 school setting. Credit for early care and education/child care will NOT be issued.