The Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education – 07/12/13

2016-04-20T09:34:59-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy Resources, Articles, Autism Resources, Cross Disability, Events, Inclusion Resources, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This week, Carol Quirk who is the Co-Executive Director for

Insight into Inclusion: The Language we Use

2014-04-05T00:03:42-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do we help our children or students who are

The Inclusive Class: Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

2016-11-10T10:11:59-04:00By |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.

What Does Ollibean Mean to You?

2016-11-10T10:12:02-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Now, It’s Our Turn!

2016-11-10T10:12:05-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tonight, Terri and I had the tables turned on us!

Listen to The Inclusive Class Roundtable – 10/26

2012-10-27T14:13:58-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inclusive Education, as defined and described by education experts, is

A Sensory Garden for Zoë and Oliver

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: The Accessible Principal

2016-11-10T10:12:07-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I am so thrilled to share the with you, which

Resources and Downloads for Differentiated Instruction

2012-08-11T16:05:47-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Educators from Mesquite Elementary School, in Tucson, Arizona, have provided

How to Make Inclusive Practices a Reality For Your School

2012-12-16T00:20:59-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The new school year is fast approaching and The Inclusive

Snacking: The Little Bite That Won’t Hurt You

2016-11-10T10:12:07-04:00By |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!

Jedd Hafer of Love and Logic ® answers your parenting questions

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Jedd Hafer, of Love & Logic® and asked him some of our questions. Jed's one of those people that you start talking to and feel like you've known him forever.

Introducing Ollibean Change Leaders

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Introducing Ollibean Change Leaders - comprised of the most innovative,

Thank you to the best beta testers on the planet

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

Deaf Olympic hopeful uses social media to fight discrimination

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, General, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

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!

2016-11-10T10:12:13-04:00By |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,

OlliNepal Update – March 29

2016-11-10T10:12:16-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Assistive Technology, blog, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Ollibean/OlliNepal team finished up their trekking outside of Pohkara,

Ollibean Team Arrives in Nepal

2016-11-10T10:12:16-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, General, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The adventure begins! Beautiful start ! Greeted at Nepalese Airport by longtime friend, Topden Lama. Topden brought Tibetan scarves for the group

Kathleen McClaskey

2013-06-17T14:27:12-04:00By |Categories: Assistive Technology, Inclusive Education, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

EdTech Evangelist, innovative leader, consultant, presenter and trainer of tools!

New ADA accessibility requirements took effect March 15

2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By |Categories: blog, General, Lifestyle, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For the first time in history public fitness centers, public swimming pools, recreational facilities, parks, golf and mini-golf courses, detention facilities and courtrooms, playrooms and amusement rides must adhere to the governments accessibility requirements. The rules also clarify issues that have come up in the 20 years regarding bathroom dimensions, reach ranges and accesible routes.

Acceptance

2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

A D A Audio Conference Series

2013-06-17T14:36:07-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Assistive Technology, General, Inclusive Education, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The ADA Audio Conference Series provides in-depth information on the

Extreme Kids & Crew

2013-06-17T14:40:31-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Entertainment, General, Lifestyle, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Extreme Kids & Crew is a parent-run non profit dedicated

P2PUSA::Parent to Parent USA

2016-11-10T10:12:17-04:00By |Categories: Parenting, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Emotional & Informational support for families of children who have

UNESCO | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

2013-06-17T14:43:23-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Politics, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations,