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Training and Technical Assistance Center

Virginia Department of Education

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Check out these resources:

Basic Facts About Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems
By Louisa Cook Moats & Karen E. Dakin.

Dyslexia for a Day A Simulation of Dyslexia
By Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D. & Tracy BlocZaretsky

The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia
By Regina G. Richards.

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 Updated Materials List

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October is Disability Awareness Month

Check out these resources:

Sometimes I Talk , Sometimes I Sign
By Dr. Anne McIntosh

In Jesse's Shoes: Appreciating Kids with Special Needs
By Beverly Lewis

Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? : Dealing with Sensory Overload
By Jennifer Veenendall

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 Updated Materials List

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Check out these resources:

How to Reach and Teach Children & Teens with Dyslexia
By Cynthia M. Stowe

Overcoming Dyslexia
By Sally Shaywitz

Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
By David A. Kilpatrick.

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 Updated Materials List

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October is Disability Awareness Month

Check out these resources:

Dr. Temple Grandin on Visual Thinking, Sensory, Careers, and Medications
by Temple Grandin

Hidden Frustrations
by Maureen Mann

Odyssey of Hearing Loss : Tales of Triumph
by Michael A. Harvey

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 Updated Materials List

Book Covers: Be Quiet, Marina by Kirsten Debear Looking out for Sarah by Glenna Lang Russell is Extra Special: A book about Autism for Children by Charles Amenta [View Image]

October is Disability Awareness Month

Check out these resources:

Be Quiet, Marina!
by Kirsten Debear

Looking out for Sarah
by Glenna Lang

Russell is Extra Special: A book about Autism for Children
by Charles Amenta

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 Updated Materials List

Book Covers:Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals, Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms and Antiracist Baby [View Image]

New Materials in Our Lending Library


Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals
By Sylvia K. Fisher, Jeffery M. Poirier, Gary M. Blau

Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms
by Iheoma U. Iruka, Stephanie M. Curenton, Tonia R. Durden, Kerry-Ann Escayg

Antiracist Baby
by Ibram X. Kendi

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 Updated Materials List

Book Covers: Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal, #All In: 18 Ways to Create Virtual Classrooms and v [View Image]

New Materials in Our Lending Library

#All In: 18 Ways to Create Virtual Classrooms
by Paula Kluth

The Distance Learning Playbook for School Leaders: Leading for Engagement & Impact in Any Setting
by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Dominique Smith, John Hattie

Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal
by Doug Lemov

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Book Covers of Teaching Dual Language Learners, Responding to Student Trauma and Disruptive Thinking [View Image]

New Materials in Our Lending Library


Teaching Dual Language Learners: What Early Childhood Educators Need to Know
by Lisa M. Lopez and Mariela M. Paez

Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis
by Stephanie Filio, M.Ed

Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters
by Kylene Beers and Robert E. Probst

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Book Covers: Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach , ,The Assessment Playbook for Distance & Blended Learning: Measuring Student Learning in Any Setting And Assessing Impact: Evaluating Professional Learning [View Image]

New Materials in Our Lending Library

The Assessment Playbook for Distance  & Blended Learning: Measuring Student Learning in Any Setting
by Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Vince Bustamante and John Hattie

Assessing Impact: Evaluating Professional Learning
by Joellen Killion

Critical Conversations in Co-Teaching: A Problem-Solving Approach
by  Carrie Chapman and Cate Hart Hyatt 

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Listing of Newly Added Titles to the Library at VDOE's T/TAC at VCU 

COVID-19 updates and resources

In response to COVID-19, VDOE T/TAC at VCU is currently operating on a reduced schedule with most employees working from home. To schedule a virtual office hour session with our staff, complete a request form.

For additional updates and guidance, visit together.vcu.edu or the VDOE T/TAC COVID-19 resources page

Support for teachers of students with disabilities 

VDOE's T/TAC at VCU links people and resources to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities.

Learn more about VDOE's T/TAC at VCU

Find information by topic

Assistive technology

Support for the development and ongoing growth of assistive technology teams

Autism spectrum disorder

Tools for educators, administrators and parents working to improve services for students with ASD

Behavior

Support for school personnel and service providers to meet the behavioral needs of children and youth with disabilities

Early childhood

Evidence-based practices used in the field of early intervention, early childhood education and early childhood special education

Inclusive practice

Ways in which students with disabilities may access the general education curriculum in their school

Intellectual disabilities

Strategies for promoting meaningful instruction and post-school outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities

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T/TAC

The Virginia Department of Education’s Training and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Commonwealth University offers a variety of services tailored to assist personnel in schools, interagency coordinating councils and state-operated programs in superintendent’s regions 1 and 8. The VDOE T/TAC is a part of the statewide network of T/TACs across Virginia and a participating member of the online community T/TAC Online. VDOE's T/TAC at VCU is also a part of the Partnership for People with Disabilities, a member of the national University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the VCU School of Education.

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