Three teachers speaking with t/tac staff member Margo Vaughn at the Paula Kluth event.


Assistive Technology Term Word Cloud

The Virginia CEC 2017 Conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Richmond-Midlothian on November 3rd.  Visit the conference page for agenda and registration details.

Absences Add Up Graphic with school buses in background.  Text states that missing just 2 days a month means a student will miss 10% of the school year.

The T/TAC at Virginia Tech will be hosting Dr. Ray Heipp on November 7th for a session focusing on finding new ways to use the assistive technologies that schools already have.

Virginia Communities of Learners in Autism Logo

The Fall meetings for the Regions 6 & 7 Communities of Leaders in Autism will be November 16th (Region 7) and 17th (Region 6). Registration is now open.


High-Leverage Practices in Special Education defines the activities that all special educators need to be able to use in their classroom from day one.  High-leverage practices (HLPs) are organized around four aspects of practice - collaboration, assessment, social/emotional/behavioral practices, and instruction.  Special education teachers enact practices in these areas in integrated and reciprocal ways.  The HLP writing team is a collaborative effort of practicioners, scholars, researchers and teacher prep faculty from the Council for Exceptional Children, its Teacher Education Division, and the CEEDAR Center. You may click on the image or this link to download a .pdf of the document.  It can also be requested from our library

T/TAC Mission

The mission of the Training & Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth–22 years). This mission is two-fold; first, to increase the... 

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