Marlo Thomas: The Givers: What Inspires Michael J. Fox? A Very Personal Interview

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Unbowed by his disease and still exhibiting his trademark energy,

OlliNEPAL at the SERC School

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OlliNEPAL at the SERC School in Kathmandu

Epidemic, Awareness and Us, Autistics

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By now everyone knows about the new numbers on autism

Kyoto prof rolls out omnidirectional wheelchair

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A mechanical engineering professor has taken the wraps off his

250 children living in nursing homes in Florida should get home care

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Five year old Andi lives in a nursing home in

Acceptance

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Welcome new Ollibean writer, Amy Sequenzia! We know you're going

U.S. Department of Education Announces Overhaul of IDEA Compliance System; More Emphasis on Student Outcomes

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On Friday, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special

Boy charts city’s disabled access

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Nathan was inspired to create his website after finding access

Lloyd Coleman, deaf teen composer’s Olympic theme

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Lloyd Coleman, 18, who is also visually impaired, recently won

SPREAD THE WORD TO END THE WORD 03.07.12

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Respectful and inclusive language is essential to the movement for the dignity and humanity of people with all disabilities. However, much of society does not recognize the hurtful, dehumanizing and exclusive effects of the word “retard(ed).” It is time to address the minority slur “retard(ed)” and raise the consciousness of society to its hurtful effects.

Dean Biklen honored in Kuwait with UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will

Sign up and Ollibean gives to a child in Nepal. It’s that easy.

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Want to help kids in Nepal? We’re making it super easy. For every person that joins our community we will donate $2 to support children in Nepal.You can also enter for a chance to win an iPad**. Now share this with everyone you know and show the world how easy it is to make a difference.

Amy Sequenzia “Be Proud of Who You Are”

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"Feeling sorry for our disabilities means not accepting ourselves. I feel sorry because disabilities rights are still lacking, not because I am disabled. My message is, hopefully, about our strength and similarities". Amy Sequenzia

Creators of Halo & Star Wars Renew Student’s Dream after Charter School Rejection

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Self-advocate Tres Whitlock on how the NPR story, "Florida Charter Schools Failing Disabled Students" has impacted him.

My Voice, My Life : A Poem by Amy Sequenzia

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This powerful poem from the book "MY VOICE, Autism, Life

“Miles for Kids’ Smiles” Pediatric Physical Therapy

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As a pediatric PT, I often hear requests for "another

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