Another School year !!

2012-12-15T23:59:57-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Another school year begins August the 16th for us. My

My Video for Day without Starbucks for Sebastien

2016-11-10T10:12:07-05:00By |Categories: Author, blog, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My video to help raise money for "Day Without Starbucks for Sebastien" . Sebastien is my friend. He has MELAS, a mitochondrial disease that is hurting him. Please help.

Sebastien’s Smile

2016-11-10T10:12:07-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sebastien's Smile was created for the sole purpose of raising awareness for Mitochondrial diseases which affect the Setin's son Sebastien.

Henry’s video for his friend Sebastien, please help by sharing

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Thursday Henry decided he wanted to write something

Ollibean Mama Spotlight

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Connect and learn with other parents like Tonya who presume competence and celebrate their children for being exactly who they are. #allofakind

What is the Timeline for Developing a Section 504 Plan?

2012-08-14T13:04:11-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My 6 year old daughter had her 3 year reevaluation.

The Case for Inclusion: Does All Really Mean All?

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Tim Villegas of Think Inclusive on the motivation to change from educating students with disabilities in segregated settings to inclusive settings where all means all.

Change Leader: Amy Sequenzia

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"Presume competence. The same way I want people to assume I am competent, I also assume that others are competent".

Snacking: The Little Bite That Won’t Hurt You

2016-11-10T10:12:07-05:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Nutrition, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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!

Got Questions? Get answers from our disability-centric community.

2016-11-10T10:12:08-05:00By |Categories: Forums|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We’ve organized Ollibean so members can support each other in a very organic way. You will connect with others based on mutual interest in diffability related content.

Teaching Reading to Children with Special Needs

2012-07-26T08:40:22-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Friday July 27, 2012, Nicole and Terri will be

School-Wide PBIS & Teachers Who Bully

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One reason, I suspect, is that people are so focused

Ollibean Think Tank Member Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:08-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, General, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Amy Sequenzia is a poet and autistic self-advocate. Her writing is as beautiful and powerful as she is. She is an extraordinary voice in the disability rights community .

Bullying Prevention State Laws

2015-02-16T08:37:48-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This new brief focuses on bullying prevention legislation. To date,

Amy Sequenzia: “Just Me”

2016-11-10T10:12:10-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amy Sequenzia writes about rejecting society's many labels. Perceptions such as “super spectacular” autistic and “low-functioning” are equally harmful .

A Letter to Parents of Children with Special Needs

2012-07-05T13:36:06-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I hope you have an enjoyable and relaxing summer with

Top 3 FAQs About Inclusive Education

2016-11-10T10:12:11-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Parents naturally want what is best for their child, particularly

Assistive Technology – What is UDL, NIMAS, and AIM?

2012-05-28T22:20:07-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Assistive Technology, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) creates a national

Watching TV: Even Worse for Kids Than You Think

2012-04-19T22:44:57-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Lifestyle, Medical, Nutrition, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Faces of Ollibean- We want to hear from you!

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

2012-04-19T22:47:16-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unbowed by his disease and still exhibiting his trademark energy,

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

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: Assistive Technology, Events, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Epidemic, Awareness and Us, Autistics

2016-11-10T10:12:14-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Politics, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By now everyone knows about the new numbers on autism

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