Ollibean posts and articles about inclusive education for students with disabilities.

Ollibean Art for Change at USF: April. Autism. Advocacy. Acceptance.

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A day of inclusive education, community acceptance, and self-advocacy at USF with Academy Award Winning Director and Stars of the Acclaimed Documentary Wretches & Jabberers, NCIE's Mary Schuh, PhD, and Tampa advocate Henry Frost. CARD (The Center for Autism and Related Disorders) at the University of South Florida) will host at USF's Marshall Hall.

Retention is Not a Form of “Specialized Instruction”

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The school wanted to retain my son who has an

Neurodiversity IS the Next Civil Rights Movement

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"When we talk about inclusion what we're talking about is diversity." Audra Zucherman, co-founder, The IDEAL School .The IDEAL School practices full inclusion while nurturing their students abilities to create real change in the world through compassion and self- empowerment.

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

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

Karen Clay Defines Inclusion for Hillsborough County School Board Member Olson

2016-11-10T10:11:56-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Advocacy In Action, blog, Education, Inclusive Education, Ollibean Mama Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

"I fought for him to remain in the classroom, I fought for him to attend his neighborhood school. I did not have to fight for him to be fully included, because Principal Vince Sussman at Plant High School knew that students with disabilities have value, have worth."

NCIE Webinar: Creating Inclusive IEPs

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

This February 20th webinar will focus on IEPs that target students’ full participation in inclusive general education classrooms and specify the supports needed for success.

US DOE “Access to Sports for Students with Disabilities Is a Civil Right”

2016-03-30T15:45:30-04:00By |Categories: Accessibility, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options.

The Inclusive Class: Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

2016-11-10T10:11:59-05:00By |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.

Q&A: IDEA and child care

2013-01-05T17:37:36-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This 4-page brief explains the basics of the Individuals with