From SaS to FAB: Introducing the Framework for Access and Belonging to School Staff


Session Dates

Wednesday February 01, 2023 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

The Framework for Access and Belonging (FAB) represents a renovation of the Supplementary Aids and Services Consideration Toolkit (SaS Toolkit) with an emphasis on collaboration, improved technology, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and follow up planning and evaluation. This session will share how the current SaS toolkit is similar to and different from the new FAB process. We will also review the process for completing the FAB, as well as highlight the tools that were developed to increase focus, efficiency, and collaboration.


Participants will be able to:
1. Describe the changes from the SaS toolkit to the new FAB process.
2. Describe the tools and components of each phase of the FAB process.
3. Describe the role of school staff in the FAB process.

Target Audience

General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Paraprofessionals, Speech and Language Therapists, School Counselors, Other School Staff

Topics Covered: Inclusive Practices

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Annette Bauerlein at

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Annette Bauerlein

Content Contact:

Kristin Starosta