2018 Keynote Speakers
Meet Paula Kluth, PhD
A Leading Authority on 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”.