Image says: We have moved! Richmond's T/TAC offices have moved.  . As of October 1, 2023, we have moved to the One Holland office building , 4th floorat 2235 Staples Mill Road Richmond, VA, 23230. Our number is the same 804-675-8434 - 10/20/23. Library and Labs are now open
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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month 

In the month of May we take time to reflect and celebrate the important role that Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) have played in our shared history.

Learn more about Asian/Pacific Heritage Month

 

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

Learn more about Mental Health Awareness Month

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For content questions, please contact Dr. LaTonja Wright at wrightly2@vcu.edu.

For registration questions, please contact Krystle McCabe at aidifkm@vcu.edu.

For additional information and to register online, visit the Summer Transition Summit registration page.

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New Title Available in Our Lending Library

Unmasking Autism

By Dr. Devon Price

Dr. Devon Price shares his personal experience with countless people with Autism masking and the history, social science research, prescriptions, and personal profiles to tell a story of neurodivergence that has thus far been dominated by those on the outside looking in. 

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New Title Available in Our Lending Library

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Book II 

By Therese Willkomm

This book is about the joy of creating and making thousands of different assistive technology solutions to maximize independence at home, workplace, school, and communities for individuals who experience various limitations.

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New Title in Our Lending Library

The New Assistive Tech: Making Learning Awesome for All

By Christopher R. Bugaj

School districts often struggle to develop consistent practices for meeting the needs of special education students. In this book, you'll learn how embracing student-centered approaches like project-based learning and growth mindset help support students with disabilities.

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New Book Series in Our Library

DEC Recommended Practices Monograph Series: No. 1-8

The DEC Recommended Practices (RPs) bridge the gap between research and practice, offering guidance to parents and professionals who work with young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays or disabilities.

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Virginia Literacy Act

Virginia Literacy Act; early student literacy; evidence-based literacy instruction; science-based reading research was passed into law during the 2022 General Assembly session. Full implementation of the law will begin during the 2024-25 school year. Contact VCU’s Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) for resources and information regarding evidence-based instruction and reading research.

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Seven Steps for Developing a Proactive Schoolwide Discipline Plan: A Guide for Principals and Leadership Teams

by Geoffrey T. Colvin 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

 

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The PBIS Team Handbook: Setting Expectations and Building Positive Behavior

by Beth Baker M.S.Ed. and Char Ryan Ph.D.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools, Second Edition: The Behavior Education Program

by Deanne A. Crone, Leanne S. Hawken, et al.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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Academic and Behavior Supports for At-Risk Students: Tier 2 Interventions

by Melissa Stormont, Wendy M. Reinke , et al.

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

by Mahzarin R. R. Banaji & Anthony G. Greenwald 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

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Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner

by Pérsida Himmele & William Himmele 

If you're interested in a FREE copy of this book, email plhaynes@vcu.edu for more details.

(While supplies last.)

 

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Students with behavior difficulties can sometimes challenge even the most seasoned teacher. Meaningful Work: Changing Student Behavior with School Jobs offers educators a guide to help change student behaviors with school jobs. The text merges two topics, positive behavior supports and transition, emphasizing strategies for grades K-6. Transition skills can begin as early as elementary school and continue through high school.

If you would like a FREE copy for your toolbox, contact LaTonja Wright at wrightly2@vcu.edu.

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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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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 special education

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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