This document provides clear and compelling support for the abolishment of solitary confinement with incarcerated youth and young adults in juvenile and adult correctional facilities.
The Time Timer is a patented visual timer that uses a disappearing colored disk to display the passage of time. For over 25 years, it has been a proven solution backed by experts and is used in classrooms, homes, and workplaces of children and adults. It assists individuals whom have difficulty anticipating transitions or staying focused and on-task. Research demonstrates that Time Timer is an extremely effective aid in teaching time awareness for children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD, Autism and a wide variety of other learning disabilities.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs and located at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, the IRIS Center develops and disseminates free, engaging online resources about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices to support the education of all students, particularly struggling learners and those with disabilities. These resources, designed to bridge the research-to-practice gap, are intended for use in teacher preparation programs and in professional development (PD) and personalized learning activities for practicing professionals