TITLE OF SESSION: ACCESS for ALL: Sponsored by the Exceptional Children Division

Cynthia Debreaux
Barbara Scriven

Bill Rynn
Jennifer Cash
Bobbie Grammer

This session will provide resources and strategies that will assist educators in the provision of access to education in all academic settings for all students.

Session Description:
This session is designed to provide General Education and Special Education teachers with methods and strategies that may be used to ensure that students with disabilities and students with varying learning needs have access to the general education curriculum. This session will present strategies using the principles of Universal Design for Learning and available technology resources that will assist teachers in successfully meeting the needs of all students.

Session Goals:
  • To explore the roles of the general educator and special educator in providing access to the general education curriculum to all students
  • To explore the connection of the provision of equal educational access to all students and the standards of the NC Educator Evaluation System
  • To identify and use educational technology, including HOMEBASE, to develop instructional strategies and provide quality instruction to all students
  • To view and discuss simulated case studies of students varying learning needs in the general education classroom and possible ways to provide educational access

Participants should bring an electronic device (laptop, Ipad, etc.) to use during this session.
Participants should read the NC Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities regarding NC 1500-2.34 and NC 1503-4.2

Participants should read the article "Common Core State Standards Application to Student with Disabilities"

View the video: "I Can Soar: Sean"

Participants should become familiar with the Livebinder website at, which will be used to host the resources, tools, strategies from the session.


"Reflection Lino

Diversity of Learners Video

Principles of UDL

Technology Link

Access for All Live Binder

The Back Story

Traditional Approach

FTT Response

Session Evaluation

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training