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Welcome to Our Community!

We are excited that you’re interested in joining our group – a place where people share our passion towards enhancing people’s learning abilities. Consider this platform as an opportunity to share your insights about the things you have done with our audience and make connections. Together, we can transform the lives of people across all learning styles and abilities as we advocate for equity and accessibility in schools.

We make everyone’s dream possible through adaptive learning!

With more than 40 years in service, our founder, Don Jonston has transformed over 32,000 schools with his assistive learning techniques through technologies, implementation, and personal connections.

We merge the best of technology and human learning expertise to build tools that help people learn with ease. We watch as students discover their own abilities and find potential they didn’t know they had. Our vision is to take everyone where they want to go—and it all starts with learning. By equipping our teachers and trainers with the right tools, we can unleash the hidden abilities of the students.

Together for better – Become a part of us

Our community provides collaborations with a large network of educators to discuss better educational opportunities to engage the students and get resources to excel your equity and accessibility.

You can offer tips/tricks, student success stories, or being a part of a case study or can give a webinar presentation, or a successful method that you’d like to share. We will provide you the stage to share your ideas with thousands and thousands of our community members. Together, we’ll be able to create something amazing.

Members of our community:

  • Comprises of educators, consultants, and educational professionals
  • Access to our free resources
  • Feature in our articles, webinars and success stories
  • Receive star badges to share with your public profiles
  • Get regular updates, newsletters & event insights
  • Get social posts and regular updates to share with your networks
  • Don Johnston Swag!

Our Partnership Program!

At Don Johnston, we are looking for organizational, non-profit or consultant partners who can share our vision and values towards achieving our goals to make school students with learning abilities achieve their dreams using advanced technologies and tools.

 
We’re especially interested in EdTech collaborations that focus on equity and accessibility. If you’re passionate about demonstrating how to make EdTech work for students with learning complications, we’d love to work with you.

Partnerships come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Connect your company with ours to have access to a wealth of networking and collaboration opportunities. Our collaborations aim to expand the reach of our effect on students and educators’ lives, provide professional learning opportunities, and advocate for inclusion and equity for ALL learners by collaborating with other like-minded entities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to have a large social media following to be a Community member?
No! We are looking for passionate educators who care about students and their potential as much as we do.
I am not in special education. Can I still be a part of the Building Wings Community?
Yes! If you have an interest in learning more about educational technologies, accessibility, equity, and access for ALL students too, then we would love for you to be part of the community.
My school/district does not have Building Wings products – can I still be a community member?
Of course! We understand there are many good ways to help students. We are excited you found us and would like to be part of the community.
Do I have to have experience writing blog posts or being a webinar presenter to join?
No! We are looking for administrators, educators (in any capacity), related services practitioners (OT, SLP, ATP), etc. who have a passion for sharing what is working in their classrooms, schools, and districts. Who want to share what is working for their students, who have seen success with our tools or are doing great things to give ALL students access to the curriculum or the opportunity to learn as their peers.

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D.​

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. Her focus is on understanding the best ways to assess and teach reading and writing to children with the most severe disabilities. As a special education teacher, Dr. Erickson has worked to support students with a range of disabilities in a variety of classroom settings, particularly students who do not use speech as their primary means of communication.

Website: https://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/clds

Author Profile: https://products.brookespublishing.com/cw_Contributorinfo.aspx?ContribID=110&Name=Karen+Erickson,Ph.D.

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