Four female students working together, including one with Down syndrome.

HDI Projects for Education & an Insider Perspective from Mike Abell: Part 2

by Amanda Corbin

Innovations in Education

For students age three to 21, in both special education and general education, we are already seeing innovation in public education. Dr. Abell predicts these innovations will only increase as time goes on. Examples of some of these innovations include online learning, computer-based remediation, mobile technology, virtual reality, higher education for students with disabilities (SWD), and more affordable higher education. Continue reading

Photo of 4 girls with their arms each other at school, including one girl with Down syndrome.

HDI Projects for Education & an Insider Perspective from Mike Abell: Part 1

Amanda Kelley Corbin

Dr. Mike Abell has worked in special education since 1991 and has experience with students with disabilities from preschool to post-secondary transition. He has worked on projects dealing with behavior supports and behavior intervention programs in schools, and he has worked to help school districts incorporate assistive technology and universal design for learning principles in classrooms. Continue reading