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.

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

The Case for Inclusion: Does All Really Mean All?

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

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.

Ollibean Think Tank Member Tim Villegas

2016-11-10T10:12:07-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Inclusive Education, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My hope is that ThinkInclusive.us can create a bridge between educators, parents, and advocates (including self-advocates) to promote ideas, innovation and inspiration to change our world to be more accepting and value each and every human being.

How to Make Inclusive Practices a Reality For Your School

2012-12-16T00:20:59-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The new school year is fast approaching and The Inclusive

Change Leader: Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:07-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"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!

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

2016-11-10T10:12:08-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

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,

Deaf people “feel touch” with hearing part of brain

2016-11-10T10:12:10-05:00By |Categories: Articles, Assistive Technology, General, Lifestyle, Medical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

(LiveScience) Individuals who are born deaf use the "hearing" part

Inclusive Educational Practices for Students with Special Needs

2016-11-10T10:12:11-05:00By |Categories: blog, Cody Lawson, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education, Search Categories, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Studies have shown when kids with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings, the classrooms are better for all of the students.

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

Introducing Ollibean Think Tank Member Nicole Eredics

2016-11-10T10:12:11-05:00By |Categories: Author, blog, General, Inclusive Education, Lauri Swann Hunt, Nicole Eredics, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are very proud to introduce Ollibean Think Tank member, Nicole

Jedd Hafer of Love and Logic ® answers your parenting questions

2016-11-10T10:12:11-05:00By |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

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

Introducing Ollibean Change Leaders - comprised of the most innovative,

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

One Day without Starbucks for Sebastien and Mitochondrial Disorders

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

Sebastien is an 11 year old boy, who likes to do things any other 11 year old boy likes to do- play video games, watch sports on tv (especially his favorite player, Lebron James), and play baseball.

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

Thank you to the best beta testers on the planet

2016-11-10T10:12:12-05:00By |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.

Parents Wire Kids To Prove Teachers’ Verbal Abuse

2012-12-16T10:17:31-05:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Teachers hurled insults like "bastard,"

Working to Give All Students the Ability to Succeed

2012-04-26T19:13:37-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tech-Now, Inc. is one of the many organizations across the

Facebook blocks NC mom’s pictures of Special Olympics event

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

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

2016-11-10T10:12:12-05:00By |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.

SchoolBook: Testing Takes Its Toll on Special Needs Students

2012-04-19T18:15:38-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

April 19, 2012, 8:12 a.m. It has been a challenging

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