Cheryl M. Jorgensen is Research Associate Professor and Project Coordinator with the Institute on Disability, a University Affiliated Program at the University of New Hampshire, Durham. Since 1985, she has worked with New Hampshire schools to help them increase their commitment and capacity to include students with disabilities within the mainstream of general education. More recently, her research and systems change efforts have focused on the inclusion of students with disabilities within school reform efforts, especially at the high school level. She was Editor of the Equity and Excellence newsletter and is a coauthor of Including Students with Severe Disabilities in Schools (Singular Publishing Group, 1994) and author of numerous chapters on inclusive curriculum design.
"The way forward--to inclusive education for all--has arrived in the form of Cheryl's book! The format, handouts, and do-able strategies provide a firm foundation that will generate confidence in educators, parents, and students in creating inclusive classrooms for all students, paving the way for their success today and in their future lives as adults. Bravo, Cheryl!" --Kathie Snow