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Chris Kane

Vermont Agency of Education
Inclusion Coordinator: Autism and Low Incidence Disabilities
Chris has been supporting students with autism and other cognitive and physical disabilities his entire professional life. He was initially trained as a classroom teacher, but was drawn to supporting those with greater needs. He has worked as a direct support staff, special educator, social group coordinator, and program manager in public schools, private schools and in private clinics. For the past year and half, Chris has worked at the Agency of Education, working with SWIFT as an SEA Co-Coordinator, and in a variety of other state capacities with the goal of increasing the active membership, participation and inclusion of students with significant disabilities in the general education classroom and curriculum.