Meville to Weville Curriculum



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MEville to WEville is the first researched-based literacy curriculum developed specifically for students with disabilities in the moderate to severe range. Designed to build a classroom community that promotes a sense of belonging, each unit offers students a new and different perspective on themselves, their families, and their school. Lessons include strategies and practices taught in general education literacy classrooms, so students are engaging in similar types of literacy activities as their peers presented at their level of understanding.

Product Overview


MEville to WEville facilitates literacy learning success by teaching within the context of familiar themes and building upon skills and concepts introduced in the previous unit. Lessons include step-by-step instructions for integrating reading, writing, augmentative communication, and listening skills into daily instructional activities that can be taught in one session or spread across several sessions.

Literacy curriculum for special needs, MeVille to WeVille books


In-Context Life Lessons

As students construct a classroom community, they gain a sense of belonging and new perspectives on themselves, their families, and their school. The curriculum supports the development of character education and fosters social skills, such as turn-taking, responsibility, and respect, as students understand having a valued role, acknowledging others, and expressing preferences.



Key Features 

  • Writing and literacy development specifically for students with moderate-severe disabilities
  • Application of literacy skills throughout the day
  • Assistive technology integration
  • Action Dictionary the premier guide to differentiated instruction in special education
  • Exclusive online membership with access to additional resources






  • MEville to WEville curriculum teachers guide with over 200 lessons
  • 45 pre-printed vocabulary cards
  • 3 elementary-themed books and 3 secondary-themed books uniquely written to support vocabulary and lessons
  • All 6 companion books provide rich text and opportunities for discussion about topics such as friendship, family support, differences, learning to cope with feelings, working together, and many more.
  • QuickTalker 7 communication device with overlays for every lesson
  • TalkingBrix, a quick-ready communication device for reading and matching words, matching letter sounds and rhyming words, and sounding out words.
  • Hitch 2.0, a computer switch interface, for access to the themed books on a computer or interactive whiteboard
  • 2-Jelly Bean switches for use with the Hitch
  • Action Dictionary, a resource guide for differentiation based on student actions within the lessons
  • Online Members Only website available 24/7 with access to educator resources including:
    • Assessments: communication, writing, vocabulary, letter names/sounds, concepts of print, lesson objectives, lesson reproducibles, concept of print lesson activities
    • Initial letter and rhyming lessons, linked to MEville to WEville vocabulary
    • QuickTalker 7 overlays for every lesson so students can take turns commenting, answering a question, or read a word specific to the lesson activity



                  Samples & Research 



                  MEville to WEville Sample Lesson

                  Assistive Technology Products for the MeVille to WeVille Program


                  Dr. Karen Erickson from The Center for Literacy and Disabilities Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill evaluated MEville to WEville in special education classrooms and found:

                  • Children initiated more communication and interaction during the program
                  • Children developed stronger social relationships with their peers in special and general education
                  • Children became more socially responsive
                  • Teachers were able to spend more time addressing communication and literacy

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