Susan Norwell M.A. Special Education, has worked with a wide array of students, including those with Rett Syndrome, Autism and Multiple Disabilities for the last 40 years. She has spent the last 28 years in private practice working primarily with children on the Autism spectrum and girls who have Rett Syndrome. She is trained in “Greenspan’s Floortime” model and would consider herself a relationship based educational specialist.
Susan’s current focus is in teaching literacy skills for children without verbal language and with significant disabilities while integrating augmentative communication and technology supports. She consults to various school districts on successful education of children with Rett Syndrome and those on the Autism Spectrum and has presented workshops worldwide. Susan is a high-energy consultant who is known for her broad knowledge base as well as practical and creative ideas for furthering the learning of those with the most significant challenges.
COURSES BY INSTRUCTOR
|ID||Course Name||Duration||Start Date|
|Homework Pages- Sharing What I’ve Learned!||1 hour||July 5, 2015|
|Creating Social Conversations: Talking Photo Album||1 hour||June 30, 2015|
|Emergent Literacy: Part One||4.5 hours||June 2, 2015|
|Emergent Literacy: Part Two||5.5 hours||June 1, 2015|
|Word Study Block- (part of the 4 Block Balanced Literacy Model)||3 hours||May 3, 2015|
|Guided Reading: Part One||4.75 hours||May 2, 2015|
|Building Social Communication: From Story Co-Construction to Narratives||2 hours||May 1, 2015|
|Guided Reading: Part Two||4.75 hours||May 1, 2015|
|Writing for Beginners- Foundations & Getting Started||6 hours||March 31, 2015|
|Inclusion Practices & Strategies Using Soft and High-Tech AT||2.5 hours||March 30, 2015|
|All About IEP Meetings!- Recorded Webinar||1 Hour||March 28, 2015|