special needs programs for students who have difficulties learning to read and write


Emerging Literacy and Communication Curriculum

The first research-based K-12 literacy curriculum developed specifically for students with significant disabilities.

K-12 Literacy Curriculum

MEville to WEville Complete Collection is a literacy program aligned to state, alternate, and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The program was developed for students with significant disabilities who need an appropriate starting place, slower paced lessons, and differentiation specifically designed to meet their unique needs. The program connects literacy skills with the students' real world experiences and what they know: themselves, their families, and their school. Within these topics, students learn concept of print skills and vocabulary while gaining experience with fundamental literacy skills. Students interact with text in a wide variety of ways to understand what good readers do.

Included in the program is an extended curriculum (Extending MEville to WEville), which is designed to enhance literacy and skill development as students mature with the program. Extending MEville to WEville was developed in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Center for Literacy and Disability Studies.


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In MEville to WEville students have multiple opportunities to learn concept of print skills in the context of what skillful readers do to think, understand, and react to a story. They truly see and learn what it means to read and write. You will find a tremendous amount of support for students to do just that, by way of sensibly paced lessons and support within the lessons, a differentiation guide with multiple ideas and solutions, as well as in the format and design of reproducible materials.

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K-12 Literacy Curriculum

Complete Collection includes:

  • MEville to WEville Curriculum Teachers Guide with over 200 lessons
  • Pre-Printed Vocabulary Cards for MEville to WEville
  • 3 Elementary Themed Books Adapted for the Bookworm
  • 3 Secondary Themed Books Adapted for the Bookworm
  • QuickTalker 7
  • Bookworm Literacy Tool
  • Extending MEville to WEville Curriculum
  • Pre-Printed Vocabulary Cards for Extending MEville to WEville
  • Three Sets of Start-to-Finish Literacy Starters with CDs from Don Johnston Inc.
  • Online Members Only support website available 24/7 with access to educator resources including:
    o An assessment with data collection materials
    o Lesson reproducibles
    o Additional concept of print lesson activities
    o Phonics and phonological awareness lesson activities
    o QuickTalker 7 overlays
    o A custom MEville to WEville Action Dictionary
    o Plus updates to the program
  • Carry-all Box for moving around the room or storing materials



Assistive Technology Integration

As a leader in assistive technology, AbleNet can help you increase motivation, engagement, and participation in your students. Assistive technology integration allows you to provide more meaningful instruction and increase achievement in your classroom.

Included in all AbleNet curricular programs is the AbleNet Action Dictionary™. Use this tool to meet the diverse needs of all your students by adapting any activity with differentiated instruction strategies. Click here for a sample download.

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MEville to WEville Complete Collection
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