What Does Ollibean Mean to You?

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Crazy but true, simply wearing an Ollibean tshirt makes bedtime routine happy and fun! Send us a message about why you want one, what Ollibean means to you, and we'll get one to you.

Ollibean: All of a kind

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The faces of Ollibean are kids with and without disabilities all trying to make the world a better place.

A Sensory Garden for Zoë and Oliver

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One of Ollibean's contributors, the lovely and amazing, Julie Lohoefener of Bloom Garden Shop, let's us in on some great tips on creating a non-toxic Sensory Garden with your kids.

Snacking: The Little Bite That Won’t Hurt You

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Ollibean contributor Kristie Salzer talks about the benefits of "refueling" between lunch and dinner to decrease hunger related meltdowns for kids. We love her suggestions of 25 super easy snacks to get you started!

Thank you to the best beta testers on the planet

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We appreciate the excellent feedback, and are making changes based on the input from our incredible and highly intelligent group of Beta Testers ( parents, kids living with diffability, self-advocates, therapists, educators, physicians, and freedom fighters) Hang on, fasten your seat belts, it might be a little bumpy along the way, but it will be worth it, we promise.

Facebook blocks NC mom’s pictures of Special Olympics event

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Diane Cornwell said her seven year old, Cole, who happens to have Down Syndrome had a great time at his first Special Olympics event last Friday. She uploaded an album of 40 pictures to share and says Facebook blocked it for inappropriate content and locked her account.

Deaf Olympic hopeful uses social media to fight discrimination

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Marcus Titus, top U.S. breaststroker, rallied for change and got it. USA Swimming will allow the use of hand signals to accomodate Deaf swimmers at the summer Olympic trials.

Presuming Competence

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This issue is very important to me because so many

The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

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The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials! This site serves

Office of Special Education Program’s Discretionary Grants Public Database

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The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S.

Data Accountability Center (DAC)

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This website provides public access to data about children and

Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network

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The Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network (or “TA&D Network”) is a network

Life After IEPs

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  Welcome ! If you’re a parent or mentor of

My Valentine by Paul McCartney- Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp

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Paul McCartney Directs His Own 'My Valentine' Videos Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp using ASL.

Watching TV: Even Worse for Kids Than You Think

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It's no secret that sedentary behavior contributes to obesity and

Faces of Ollibean- We want to hear from you!

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Every week we put the spotlight on another person out there making a difference. Share your story and inspire and motivate others to Be the Change.

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,

Planned and On-The-Spot Curriculum Accommodations in the Inclusive Classroom

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The Paraeducator's Toolbox: Practical Strategies to Support Students with Learning and Behavioral Challenges 5.7.2012 9:00 AM - 3:00pm

AudioBookCloud

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AudioBookCloud:Your Online Audio Library is an online audio book library

TumbleBookLibrary

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks � animated, talking