Online Courses

TX CAN has created online learning materials to support effective and rigorous instruction for students with complex access needs. While all are free, we offer a mix of self-paced and facilitated courses to support your professional development needs.

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Beyond Time and Money: Teaching Mathematics

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Inclusion
  • Mathematics strategies
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity Checklist and reflection Tool
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A Step Toward IEP Quality and Rigor

6 Hours6 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Standards-based IEPs
  • Guided demonstration and practice
  • Quality and rigor rubric
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Building a Foundation for Supporting Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

18 Hours18 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Linked to research
  • Tools and examples
  • Rubric of effective practices
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Evidence Based Practices for the Education of Students with Down Syndrome

6 Hours6 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Medical issues and implications
  • Strategies for academics
  • Strategies for functional skills
  • Visual supports for behavior
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The 3 C's of Behavior Management: Connection, Communication and Choices

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Addressing behavior for students with significant cognitive disabilities
  • Building connection for relationships
  • Ensuring every student has a way to communicate
  • Providing choice to empower and motivate
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Building An Authentic Academic Response

4 Hours4 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Educating students with no authentic academic response
  • PLAAFP development and writing standards-based IEP goals
  • Administrator guidance to identifying best practice
  • Shaping and recognizing an authentic academic response
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Teaching Literacy to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

18 Hours18 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Reading & writing skills for students with significant cognitive disabilities
  • Literature activities for students
  • Facilitated course for educator support
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Fundamentals of Inclusive Education

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 1
  • Core elements of inclusive education
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • SAMPLE inclusive education implementation plan
  • Aligns with chapter one of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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Presuming Competence

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 2
  • Least dangerous assumption
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • Aligns with chapter one of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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Transitioning a Student from a Self-Contained to a General Education Classroom

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 3
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • Aligns with chapter seven of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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Supports for Participation

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 4
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • Aligns with chapter nine of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 5
  • Differentiation
  • UDL lesson plan form
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
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Creating and Sustaining Peer Networks

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion series – course 6
  • Circle of relationships map
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • Aligns with chapter eight of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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Coaching and Team Meeting Basics for Inclusive Education

30 Hours30 CreditsDigital BadgeOnlineSeries
  • Inclusion
  • Coaching Professionals
  • Role of Coaches, Coaching Techniques, Meeting Structures
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Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) for Students with Complex Access Needs

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital BadgeOnline
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Differentiation
  • Supports for participation
  • Guide to implementation
  • Fidelity checklist and reflection tool
  • Aligns with chapter five of It’s More Than “Just Being In” by Cheryl Jorgensen
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STAAR Alternate 2: Before, During, and After the Assessment

3 Hours3 CreditsDigital Badge
  • Overview, history, and details of the test
  • Guiding questions tool
  • Preview period organizational tool