INCLUSION WORKS! PROMOTING INCLUSION THROUGH COLLABORATION AND ADAPTATIONS
Presenter: Linda Brault
June 17, 2021
The second webinar in the series focuses on collaboration with specialists and common modifications that can be used to support inclusion. The webinar provides examples and ideas for using these resources to support professional development activities.
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Linda Brault directs Supporting Inclusive Early Learning for the California Department of Education Early Learning and Care Division (CDE/ELCD) within WestEd. Supporting Inclusive Early Learning includes Beginning Together: Caring for Young Children with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings, the California Map to Inclusion & Belonging, and the California Collaborative on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CA CSEFEL) Teaching Pyramid.
Prior to joining WestEd in 2007, Brault worked as a faculty member with PITC, while directing CDE projects for Sonoma State University. She also has been an instructor in child development at Mira Costa and Palomar community colleges and was an early childhood special education teacher for more than 18 years. Brault has held board positions in several professional California and national organizations and has published several books on the topic of Best Practice for Children with Disabilities and Other Special Needs in Early Childhood Settings.
Brault received an MA in special education from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and holds an early intervention graduate certificate from San Diego State University.