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Curriculum Guides

The following is a list of some of the Curriculum Guides used for planning personalized curriculum for Bridge School students.

Communicative Competence/Augmentative & Alternative Communication

Analyzing Storytelling Skills: Theory to Practice - by Natalie Hedberg and Carol Westby

Building Communicative Competence with Individuals Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication - by Janice C. Light, Ph.D. and Cathy Binger

Building Language-Focused Curriculum for the Preschool Classroom, Volume II, A Planning Guide - by Betty H. Bunce

Childhood Language Disorders in Context: Infancy through Adolescence - by Nickola W. Nelson

Communication Matrix - The Communication Matrix is a service of Design to Learn Projects at Oregon Health & Science University

Communicative Competence for Individuals who use AAC: From Research to Effective Practice - Edited by Janice C. Light, Ph.D., David R. Beukelman, Ph.D., & Joe Reichle, Ph.D.

Exemplary Practices for Beginning Communicators: Implications for AAC - by Joe Reichle, Ph.D., David R. Beukelman, Ph.D., and Janice C. Light, Ph.D.

Planning Individualized Speech and Language Intervention Programs: Objectives for Infants, Children, and Adolescents - by Nickola W. Nelson

Supporting Children with Communication Difficulties in Inclusive Settings - by Linda McCormick, Diane Frome Loeb, and Richard L. Schiefelbusch

Transdisciplinary Play-Based Intervention: Guidelines for Developing a Meaningful Curriculum for Young Children - by Toni Linder, Ed.D.

Working with the Classroom Curriculum: A Guide for Analysis and Use in Speech Therapy - by Patricia Prelock, Barbara Miller, and Nancy Reed

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General Education Curriculum (Pre-K through Grade 8)

FOSS Science Curriculum - Adopted by the state of California, FOSS California is designed and written to align completely with the Science Content Standards for California Public Schools and the Science Framework for California.

Hillsborough City School District Curriculum - Curriculum Standards, Core Literature and Assessment

Teaching Language Arts, Math, & Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities - Edited by Diane M. Browder, Ph.D., & Fred Spooner, Ph.D.

The Teacher's Guide to the Four Blocks - by Patricia Cunningham and Dorothy Hall

Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction - by Donald R. Bear, Marcia Invernizzi, Shane R. Templeton, Francine Johnston

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Specialized Curricular Areas

A Practical Guide for Teaching Self-determination - by Sharon Field, Jim Martin, Robert Miller, Michael Ward, Michael Wehmeyer

Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction for Students with Disabilities - by June Lee Bigge, Colleen Shea Stump, Michael Edward Spagna, Rosanne K. Silberman

Curriculum and Assessment for Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities - by Diane M. Browder

HELP for Preschoolers Assessment & Curriculum Guide - by VORT Corporation

Including Students with Severe Disabiities in Schools - by Stephen N. Calculator and Cheryl Jorgensen

SEACO - Special Education Administrators of County Offices Curriculum Guide for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities

Teaching Individuals with Physical or Multiple Disabilities - by Sherwood J. Best, Kathryn W. Heller, June L. Bigge

Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards - by Sherry L. Purcell, Debbie Grant and Attainment Company

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