Explore this video series, produced in collaboration with WebsEdge/Education for the CEC 2020 Special Education Convention & Expo in Portland, from Feb. 5-8, 2020.

Featured Video Resources

Cornell UniversityK. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability at Cornell University
By conducting research and providing continuing education and technical assistance, Cornell’s Yang-Tan Institute advances knowledge, policies, and practices that enhance equal opportunities for people with disabilities in key topics such as community inclusion, disability statistics, disability benefits, workforce development, and educational achievement.

Texas TechThe Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research at Texas Tech University
The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research works to improve the lives of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families through innovative services, high-quality training for professionals in the latest interventions and supports, and research that directly informs the field. The center strives to inspire hope and promote confidence within the ASD community by showing what’s possible through its programs and partnerships.

Kansas UniversityCenter for Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS) at The University of Kansas
At the Center for Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS), educators have developed comprehensive maps to show the multiple pathways by which students develop their academic knowledge, skills, and understanding. To understand the impact these maps are having on educators and their students, CEC TV traveled to Ruby Van Meter School in Des Moines, Iowa

UMassThink College, Institute for Community Inclusion at The University of Massachusetts Boston
Young people with intellectual disabilities are often excluded from college preparation and pathways. Think College is dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving higher education options for people with intellectual disabilities by generating and sharing evidence-based knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals, and families. 

Kentucky UniversityDepartment of Early Childhood, Special Education, & Rehabilitation Counseling at The University of Kentucky
Over the past 20 years, Dr. Brian Bottge and the Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, & Rehabilitation Counseling have been developing and testing an instructional method called Enhanced Anchored Instruction (EAI). A strategy for teaching math to low-performing adolescents, EAI provides rich and engaging contexts (i.e., computer and hands-on applications) where students develop their computation and problem-solving skills.  

University of Central FloridaFlorida Center for Students with Unique Abilities at The University of Central Florida 
The Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities serves individuals with intellectual disabilities, their families, their communities, and secondary and postsecondary educators by providing the support and resources to establish Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Programs.These programs increase independent living, improve inclusive and experiential postsecondary education, and provide meaningful opportunities for employment through degree, certificate, or non-degree programs at higher education institutions across the state.