Autistic Consultant on Autism, Making Friends and The Hidden Curriculum

2016-11-10T10:11:22-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Autism, blog, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Autism, Making Friends and The Hidden Curriculum by Judy Endow

Autism, Accommodation and Differential Expectations

2016-11-10T10:11:24-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Author, blog, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , |

People generally are very pleased with themselves when they have made an accommodation for me. I know this because they proudly announce it! In turn, I have learned to say thank you when people announce their thoughtfulness at making an accommodation for me. I truly am thankful because it allows me a fuller participation in the events going on around me. It also makes me smile because I have been making accommodations for people my whole life and it has never occurred to me to announce it!

Autistic Neurology or Psychiatric Symptomatology?

2016-11-10T10:11:24-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Autism, blog, Developmental Disabilities, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Judy Endow Sometimes autistic neurology – specifically our

Fear, Anxiety and Autistic “Behavior”

2016-11-10T10:11:24-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Author, blog, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to autism and "behaviors" it's better to understand and work with -- not on--the autistic person who is employing the behavior.

Autism and Processing Social Information

2016-11-10T10:11:25-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Author, Autism, blog, General, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My autistic neurology means that I am not good at

Outsmarting the Hard of Autism to Attend Live Theater

2016-11-10T10:11:29-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Author, Autism, blog, General, Judy Endow|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I love musicals and other live theater performances. About five

How to Improve Literacy Without Even Trying

2016-11-10T10:11:32-04:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Author, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Inclusion, Lauri Swann Hunt, Literacy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the simplest things you can do to improve

Accessibility Is a Right Not a Privilege

2016-11-10T10:11:32-04:00By |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

The Importance of Supports

2016-11-10T10:11:40-04:00By |Categories: Accommodations, Advocacy, Advocacy In Action, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, Disability Rights Leaders, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Politics, Think Tank, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"If we invested a mere one-tenth of the amount of money that we currently pour into causation into empowering Autistic people to communicate, that young man and hundreds of thousands more like him would be able to communicate their needs to us today. I am not here today to speak for every Autistic person – that’s impossible. What I am here for is to argue for every Autistic person to have the same opportunity to communicate that I have come to enjoy thanks to the support that I have been lucky enough to receive in my life." Ari Ne'eman

Inclusion, Communication and Civil Rights

2016-11-10T10:11:41-04:00By |Categories: AAC, Accommodations, Advocacy, Advocacy, Author, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Disability Rights, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Inclusion, Inclusion Videos, Inclusive Education, Inclusive Education, Neurodiversity, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Learning is easy when the teacher knows you can learn. " Henry Frost

Closed Captioning Helps All Students

2016-11-10T10:11:42-04:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Accommodations, Articles, ASL Videos, ASL Videos, Autism, Cross Disability, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Developmental Disabilities, Education, Featured (Homepage), General, Inclusive Education, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Not only were students talking about how much having the

Senator Harkin Delivers Speech in ASL Upon ADA Passage in 1990

2016-11-10T10:11:47-04:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Accommodations, Advocacy, Advocacy In Action, ASL Videos, ASL Videos, blog, Cross Disability, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Disability Rights Leaders, General, Politics, Think Tank, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Upon passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 13th, 1990, Senator Tom Harkin delivered a speech on the Senate floor in American Sign Language. Harkin, whose brother Frank was deaf, was the lead Senate author of the ADA, which was enacted later that year. His speech is the first in American Sign Language to be delivered from the Senate floor.

The Inclusive Class: Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

2016-11-10T10:11:59-04:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Accommodations, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, General, Inclusion, Inclusive Education, Nicole Eredics, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nicole and Terri are looking forward to interviewing Dr. Sheldon Horowitz about ways classrooms can support children with learning disabilities.