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Learning Resources from SERC

Using the search tool at left, use this page to find a wealth of learning resources collected by SERC, from a variety of sources. These sources include SERC Professional Development, to Connecticut State Department of Education official documents, to classroom-ready downloadables spanning a wide variety of topics.

Resources are available in a variety of formats, including web articles, videos and multimedia presentations, printable .PDFs, and downloadable presentations, spreadsheets, and document files.

These resources and many more are available:

Alignment of Connecticut Standards to the LAS Links Assessment

This document aligns CT standards to LAS Links assessment items.

Co-Teaching: An Evolving Role for Speech-Language Pathologists

This article discusses the value of speech-language pathologists in the modern co-taught classroom.

Introduction to Scientific Research-Based Interventions (SRBI) for School Governance Councils

Using the SRBI Framework can help more students to be successful in school, address learning needs quickly, and reduce unnecessary referrals for special education evaluation.

PJ Settlement Frequently Asked Questions

About the P.J. ET AL v. State of Connecticut, Board of Education, ET AL Settlement Agreement 1. Does the Settlement Agreement apply to students who do not have an intellectual disability? If my child has multiple disabilities, including an intellectual…

Guidelines for Speech and Language Programs: Determining Eligibility for Speech and Language Services Under IDEA

Overiew: Guidelines for Speech and Language Programs: Determining Eligibility for Speech and Language Services Under IDEA is designed to facilitate the implementation of consistent practices in Connecticut for determining children’s eligibility for speech and…

Technology and Transition: Resource Guide to Creating and Sustaining an AT Team at the High School Level

This resource manual provides strategies to systematically implement Assistive Technology (AT) services in High Schools. The strategies focus on assisting High Schools to deliver Assistive Technology services by: creating and sustaining school- and…

What's the Difference? A Focus on Dual Language Learning

Introduction: Both parents and teachers marvel at children’s ability to acquire language – a complex undertaking that most youngsters seem to do with ease. Although the process of transitioning between one’s native or home language and the language of…

Transition Assessment Resource Manual - 2008

This resource manual serves as a guide to the ongoing process of gathering information that will help students with disabilities, their family members and educators to make informed decisions about life, during and after high school. The results of a…

Using Text to Speech in Apple Products - iPad or iPhone

This short video provides information on how to activate use text-to-speech in an iPad or iPhone Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Voice Typing with Google Docs Using Text to speech in Android Devices Using the Mercury…

IEP Rubric for Scoring Secondary Transition

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) and the State Education Resource Center (SERC) have developed an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Rubric that measures the quality of secondary transition services & planning provided for students…