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.

Paula Kluth: Toward Inclusive Classrooms and Communities

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This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring

Wrightslaw

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Wrightslaw's mission is to provide parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys

Office of Special Education Programs

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The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

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The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) understands

US DOE Associations and Organizations Resource Page

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The Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) contains information on more

United States International Council on Disabilities

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The U.S. International Council on Disabilities (USICD) is a non-profit,

Technology & Telecommunications Task Force

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The Telecommunications and Technology Task Force, part of the Consortium

SABE – Self Advocates Becoming Empowered

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Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is the self-advocacy organization of

RESNA

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Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)

President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

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The mission of PCPID is to provide advice and assistance

Office for Civil Rights

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The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to

National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities

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NICHCY serves the nation as a central source of information

The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education

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The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

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The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, founded in 1979,

Stories From The Road | Chapter Eight | “On Common Ground”

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"On Common Ground": While in Houston to speak to teens at "Stand Up! For Inclusion" a conference aimed at inspiring youth to make a difference in the world, Larry takes time to exchange creative ideas with a young artist.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Thirteen | “The End Of The Road”

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"The End Of The Road": Larry and Tracy take time to reflect on their spiritual journey of disability awareness as they prepare for the theatrical premiere if their film, "Wretches & Jabberers" in New York City.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Nine | “Lightning Rods”

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"Lightning Rods": The Vermonters meet up with Stephen Kuusisto, author of "Planet of the Blind". He interviews Larry and Tracy about the journey they took while making "Wretches & Jabberers" and shares a few insights of his own about his disability.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Ten | “Apple Store Adventures”

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"Apple Store Adventures": While in New York City to promote the theatrical release of the film, the Vermonters take an opportunity to visit the Apple Store and try out the new iPad 2.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Seven | “Stand Up! For Inclusion”

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"Stand Up! For Inclusion": Larry, Tracy, Harvey & Pascal speak to teens in Houston at the 26th Annual BBYO Lonestar Convention. The theme of this year's convention is "Stand Up! For Inclusion" to inspire youth to make a difference in the world around them.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Twelve | “All That’s Newsworthy”

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From our friends at Stories from the Road, "All That's Newsworthy": Larry and Tracy join director Gerardine Wurzburg on the WPIX Channel 11 Morning News to discuss the upcoming theatrical release of their documentary 'Wretches & Jabberers'. The guys get the star treatment as they share their experiences with anchor Jim Watkins.

Stories From The Road | Chapter Eleven | “Teaching The Teachers”

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"Teaching The Teachers": The Vermonters are invited to speak at Teachers College at Columbia University. A subway ride brings them to their destination as they find open minds, caring hearts, and an invitation for beer!