Parent Workshop: DeSSA Alternate Assessment – What Parents Need to Know

Parents are invited to attend this workshop presented by the ACCESS Project and the Delaware Department of Education Office of Assessment.  Learn more about the alternate assessment and what it means for your child.

The workshop will answers these questions:

  • What is the DeSSA-Alternate?
  • Who is the learner that should take the alternate assessment?
  • How may participation affect a child’s future college/career goals?

Sessions are free. Participants should RSVP by contacting the ACCESS Project at 302-831-1052 or

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
6:00-7:00 p.m
Lake Forest Central Office
5423 Killens Pond Road, Felton
Thursday, March 5, 2020
6:00-7:00 p.m
Collette Education Center
35 Commerce Way, Dover

Communication and Literacy Strategies for Students with Complex Communication Needs Workshop Series

The ACCESS Project presents a two day series on communication development for students with complex communication needs. This workshop focuses on ways to identify communicative intent and facilitate communicative competence and academic achievement. Participants will also be guided through a variety of assessment tools, communication and literacy strategies, as well as a framework for developing and implementing a communication action plan.

Registration through PDMS Course #25607, Section #49845 & #49846.
Registrants must register for both sessions – 1/10/19 & 2/21/19.

Webinar Series

Two part series will focus on strategies for creating accessible lessons aligned to the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Essential Elements using Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 4:00-5:00 pm Strategies for Engaging Students in Science through UDL

Thursday, May 10, 2018- 4:00-5:00 pm Using the Principles of UDL to Enhance DLM Aligned Lesson Plans for ELA and Math

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Universal Design for Learning Modules

The ACCESS Project presents Universal Design for Learning (UDL) modules.

Modules include:

  • The origins of UDL and it’s importance in education
  • The importance of goals
  • The myth of average
  • Learning styles and how they affect instruction
  • UDL principles, guidelines and checkpoints

Don’t miss out! Contact us by email at to get started!