For Educators at every. Self-paced videos & an optional live session each week. 16 PD hours.

Course opens June 11th. Live sessions Jun. 18, 25, Jul. 9, 16, 23, 30 6:45 to 7:45 ET.

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    Welcome to the course!

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    • Welcome to Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety: Successful Inclusion in Montessori Classrooms
    • Getting to Know You Questionnaire

Knowledge, Strategies, and Practical Tools for the Montessori Classroom

Benefiting all students with whole group, small group, and individual planning

Module One: Understanding Autism, ADHD and Anxiety

  • General characteristics
  • Challenges at school
  • The Social-model of Dis-ability

Module Two: The Sensory Processing Challenges Connection

  • Understanding challenges in all eight sensory systems
  • Impacts on behavior and learning 

Module Three: Preparing a Peaceful Inclusive Environment

  • The Comfortable Classroom
  • A Classroom for Self-Regulation and Positive Social Interactions
  • A Classroom for Successful Learning 

Module Four: Rethinking Behavior Challenges with Responsive Guidance

  • Teaching and Guiding from reaction to prevention
  • Behavior supports for Unique Needs

Module Five: The Peaceful Inclusive Classroom

  • Goal setting and action planning
  • Collaboration, communication, and coaching
  • A System of Support- a team approach

Module Six: Partnering with Families

  • A Relationship of Mutual Trust
  • Sharing a Concern
  • Common Goals for working together



Christine Lowry, M.Ed. M.A.

Instructor Bio:

With two master’s degrees in special education and as a credentialed Montessori teacher, Christine has worked for many years with a range of diversity in a variety of settings including founding, directing, and teaching in two inclusive Montessori schools. With a focus on current research and evidence- based practices, she shares her knowledge with alignment to Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. Her areas of expertise include inclusive education for Montessori schools in supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Sensory Processing disorder, behavior disorders, learning disabilities and developmental delays. Christine is well known for her online courses for school leaders and Montessori educators as they deepen their understanding with strategies and solutions for today’s classrooms.

Christine Lowry

Christine Lowry

Christine Lowry, M.Ed. M.A.

Instructor Bio:

Christine Lowry, M.Ed. M.A.

Instructor Bio:

With two master’s degrees in special education and as a credentialed Montessori teacher, Christine has worked for many years with a range of diversity in a variety of settings including founding, directing, and teaching in two inclusive Montessori schools. With a focus on current research and evidence- based practices, she shares her knowledge with alignment to Montessori philosophy and pedagogy. Her areas of expertise include inclusive education for Montessori schools in supporting Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Sensory Processing disorder, behavior disorders, learning disabilities and developmental delays. Christine is well known for her online courses for school leaders and Montessori educators as they deepen their understanding with strategies and solutions for today’s classrooms.

Christine Lowry

Christine Lowry

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