We believe relationships are built on respect, love, and acceptance. We reject the tragedy-burden-needs-to-be-fixed & the hero-saint-special narratives about disability that permeate our culture .
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My sisters are good allies. Not just the ally because I am their brother. .Allies knowing all people have the right to inclusion,communication, and civil rights. Knowing not necessary to earn these rights. These are rights for every person.
Amazing resource we love- Autistic Aloha!
"Acceptance. I wanted everyone to treat him with respect and dignity, just like any other child". Jenny Long
Jeffrey Wright to his students ,"There is something a lot greater than energy. There’s something a lot greater than entropy. What’s the greatest thing? Love ."
Please never refer to my iPad as a toy. It is not. It is my voice. Imagine if you could not speak with your mouth how important your iPad voice would be.
Standing together for inclusion, communication and civil rights. Please include all kids in your classroom.
A glimpse behind the scenes with Ollibean Families . Our families include people with and without disabilities - just like life.
The Ollibean Creed, our parenting true north for raising children with and without disabilities.