About Ollibean

Ollibean is a dynamic community of parents, families and advocates in the disability community working together for a more socially just, accessible and inclusive world.

Holiday Giveaway- ‘The Real Experts’

2016-11-10T10:11:24-05:00By |Categories: Autism, blog, Books You Need, Neurodiversity|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ollibean Holiday Giveaway "The Real Experts" The Real Experts : Readings

How Being Included Changed This Boy’s Life

2016-11-10T10:11:29-05:00By |Categories: AAC, Accessibility, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Search Categories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Having opportunities to learn with everyone could access more opportunities for all.

Respectfully Connected: Journeys in Parenting and Neurodivergence

2016-11-10T10:11:29-05:00By |Categories: Autism, Autism Resources, blog, Developmental Disabilities, General, Neurodiversity, Ollibean Family, Parenting, Parenting Newsletter, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are all about respect, so of course, Respectfully Connected is a Resource We Love!

The Case for Inclusion on The Inclusive Class Podcast

2016-11-10T10:11:31-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Inclusive Education, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Check Out Education Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with The

Pharrell’s “Happy” in Sign Language

2016-11-10T10:11:31-05:00By |Categories: ASL Videos, ASL Videos, blog, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, General, Lifestyle, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Beautiful American Sign Language interpretation of Pharrell Williams's "Happy."

Students with Disabilities Excel with High Expectations, Access, and Inclusion

2016-11-10T10:11:31-05:00By |Categories: Autism, blog, Cross Disability, General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Literacy, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"We know that when students with disabilities are held to

Cheryl Jorgensen

2016-11-10T10:11:32-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Inclusion Resources, Inclusive Education, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Cheryl Jorgensen's website is an excellent resource for information about inclusive education, best practices, differentiated instruction, universal design, curriculum adaptation, writing standards based IEPs, facilitating social relationships and much more!

Accessibility Is a Right Not a Privilege

2016-11-10T10:11:32-05:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Accommodations, Advocacy In Action, Assistive Technology, Author, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Lauri Swann Hunt, Search Categories, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Accessibility is a right not a privilege. 20 posts

What’s Underneath – Jillian Mercado

2016-11-10T10:11:32-05:00By |Categories: blog, Cross Disability, General, Lifestyle, Media Representation, Muscular Dystrophies, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jillian Mercado, the 23 year old model and editor and

Why The Lie We’ve Been Sold About Disability Is The Greatest Injustice

2016-11-10T10:11:35-05:00By |Categories: Ableism, blog, Disability Rights Leaders, General, Henry Recommends, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Think Tank, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Stella Young of Ramp Up explains the Social Model of

The Importance of Opportunity

2016-11-10T10:11:35-05:00By |Categories: AAC, Advocacy In Action, Author, blog, General, Henry Recommends, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Lauri Swann Hunt, Search Categories, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dillan Barmache, a 14 year old autistic student, delivers his powerful 8th grade commencement speech using his iPad and brings the crowd to their feet.