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Retention is Not a Form of “Specialized Instruction”

2016-11-10T10:11:54-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The school wanted to retain my son who has an

‘Switched at Birth’ Goes Silent to Make a Point

2016-11-10T10:11:55-05:00By |Categories: Around the Web, Articles, ASL Videos, ASL Videos, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, General, Lifestyle, Media Representation|Tags: , , , , , , |

"Until hearing people walk a day in our shoes, they will never understand," says a guidance counselor a high school for deaf students in "Switched at Birth."

A Parent’s Story of Advocacy on The Inclusive Class

2016-11-10T10:11:55-05:00By |Categories: Articles, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Inclusion, Nicole Eredics, Ollibean Family, Parenting, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Teachers love a great resource! Especially a resource that is

Ten Things I wish My Teacher and SLP Knew about AAC : Pat Mervine

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Pat Mervine has a great website and is the author

Deaf Teenager Gets AMC to Offer Closed Captioning

2016-11-10T10:11:55-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Articles, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Johnny Butchko, 14, is hearing impaired. Tired of being unable to watch a movie at his local theatre, he stood up and got AMC to provide Closed Captioning in Santa Monica. But he's not stopping there.

Abuse and Cover Up of Students with Special Needs In Ohio

2016-11-10T10:11:55-05:00By |Categories: Articles, Featured (Homepage), General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Special Education teacher from Kings Local School District accused of seclusion, restraint, physical abuse , verbal and emotional abuse.

Appropriate Education for Your Child – 02/15/2013

2013-02-16T10:06:13-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, our guest Howard Glasser, was unavailable for this morning's

Wright’s Law: Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

2016-11-10T10:11:56-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My son is going to middle school. Same district, new

Love is in the Air – Media Profiles People with Disabilities

2016-11-10T10:11:56-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy, Articles, Autism, blog, Developmental Disabilities, General, Ollibean Family, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Bill’s and Shelley’s path to marriage is not unlike many others who fall in love, lose touch as life takes its turns, and reconnect later in life when the time is right.

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