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The Supreme Court has a case that affects all disabled people, and the decision can be very damaging for us. We need to trust the police, and the police ...
This week someone asked me if I was proud to be autistic. It made me think about pride in general and about the term autistic...
I had the opportunity to speak, as a public comment, during a meeting of the Autism Society, Florida Chapter. It applies mostly to the National...
  Most young children have tantrums. Typically as they master new skills and become more savvy with expanded communication abilities the tantrums ...
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As an autistic getting through the holiday time can be quite tricky. As an autistic parent with children who had different needs it was even...
As an autistic, I know first hand how my communication abilities are different from the neuro-majority people around me. Most people do not understand ...
Awareness campaigns of disabilities are only effective if they are planned and run primarily by the groups that are the subjects of the campaign. This ...
Ever since the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial and more recently, after a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, I have...
Parenting
We are all about respect, so of course, Respectfully Connected is a Resource...
Recently, I was told by a parent of a child on the autism spectrum that I am “not significantly enough affected by autism to be...
Our kids went back to school this month and likely many families are still struggling with the transition. It often seems that as the newness...
Parents and family of disabled people should start demanding that everyone who is part of their children lives stops using functioning labels. We don’t ...
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We love this TEDx Talk from our friend, Torrie Dunlap, at Kids Included Together.Torrie graciously shared the transcript to make this video accessible. ...
Hey JCREW  #IMREADY for change.  We want YOU to include models with disabilities in 2015.  We want YOU to be part of the #15in2015  ....
In Sidewalk Cracks: Authentic Relationships In life we play on sidewalk squares. You on your NT sidewalk square You jump to my square to help...
  As an autism consultant I am often asked how I sort out what to do when I see an autistic client who is struggling...
Resources
Ollibean is very proud to be a media partner of the Disability Visibility Project. Please join us in spreading the word about this important project ...
We love this free American Sign Language resource- ASL Uni...
Dr. Cheryl Jorgensen's website is an excellent resource for information about inclusive education, best practices, differentiated instruction, universal ...
Explore the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) Website to learn it promotes and provides equal access to communication and learning for students ...
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What is the social model of disability and why is it impo...
Beautiful American Sign Language interpretation of Pharrell Williams’s “Happy.” An expression of music in ASL composed by Rosa Lee Timm ...
Love this video by Tina and Paul Sirimarco. Tina is an ASL interpreter and has been teaching her husband to sign. The videos they have...
At only 25, Lizzie Velaquez is a motivational speaker, the subject of an upcoming documentary and author. In her viral TedX Talk, How Do YOU...