Paula Kluth, PhD
A Leading Authority on Inclusive Classrooms and Communities
Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, teacher, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities, and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Paula is a former special educator who has served as a classroom teacher and inclusion facilitator. Her professional interests include differentiating instruction, active learning, and inclusive schooling.
She is the author of numerous books and products including: From Text Maps to Memory Caps: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Inclusive Classrooms; Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?: 100 Ways to Improve Inclusive Schools; You’re Going to Love This Kid: Teaching Students with Autism in Inclusive Classrooms; Joyful Learning: Active and Collaborative Learning in the Inclusive Classroom; A Land We Can Share: Teaching Literacy to Students with Autism; and The Autism Checklist: A Practical Reference for Parents and Teachers. Paula is also the director of a documentary film titled “We Thought You’d Never Ask: Voices of People with Autism”.
Paula’s Session Topics
Self-Advocate, founder of WrongPlanet.net,
Filmmaker, TV Consultant
Alex Plank is the 31-year-old individual with autism behind WrongPlanet.net, the incredibly popular site for individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism. Both Alex and Wrong Planet have been featured by CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Good Morning America. Wrong Planet has more than 100,000 registered members and its discussion forums contain millions of messages.
Alex graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Film and Video Studies. His areas of interest and expertise include public speaking, the Internet, writing, directing, and filmmaking. He lives in Beverly Hills, California. Alex is also a consultant and actor on FX’s hit series The Bridge.
Alex’s Session Topics coming soon!