Leadership for Inclusion of Students with Disabilities (LISWD)
Participant Course Workbook
Download or print a copy of this document to use as you work through the Reflection
activities of the course. In order to receive in-service credits for your participation in
the course, submit the finished document to a supervisor who will verify the
completion of all responses as a part of the requirements. As a future
professional development exercise, reflect on this document to see if or how your
answers have changed, or to add more information.
Unit 1: Why School Leadership Matters for Students with Disabilities
Reflection: The Role of Education in the Struggle for Equality
Compare and contrast the struggle for equal treatment by people with disabilities with that of other groups
who have sought equality in the past. Note your thoughts on how education played a role in these events.
Reflection: Productive Lives for Children with Disabilities
Collect your thoughts on this topic and Anne's powerful message. The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention offers the information linked to below on prevalence and other factors for specific types of
disabilities. It may help you to formulate your thoughts on how to apply Turnbull’s work to ASD and other
disabilities seen in your own school.
Reflection: Principals Supporting Students with Disabilities
As you view the video, identify several key activities principals implement in supporting students with