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

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

2013 Top Ten Signs of Special Ed Advocate Burn Out

2016-11-10T10:11:49-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Subtitle: Why you may need a trip to a COPAA

Some special education teachers fear losing jobs

2013-06-06T18:21:07-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

ATLANTA (AP) — Some Atlanta special education teachers say they

Law Would Give Parents Final Say About Special Diploma Track

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A proposed law moving quickly through the Legislature would give parents of kids receiving special education services the final say about their child’s placement on a special diploma track.

Insight into Inclusion: The Language we Use

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How do we help our children or students who are

School Says, “No Advanced Classes for Kids with IEPs”

2013-03-24T23:30:53-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My child has a learning disability. Her teachers want her

Retention is Not a Form of “Specialized Instruction”

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The school wanted to retain my son who has an

A Parent’s Story of Advocacy on The Inclusive Class

2016-11-10T10:11:55-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Autism, blog, Cross Disability, Inclusion, Nicole Eredics, Ollibean Family, Parenting, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Teachers love a great resource! Especially a resource that is

Appropriate Education for Your Child – 02/15/2013

2013-02-16T10:06:13-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unfortunately, our guest Howard Glasser, was unavailable for this morning's

Wright’s Law: Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

2016-11-10T10:11:56-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My son is going to middle school. Same district, new

The Inclusive Class: Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

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Nicole and Terri are looking forward to interviewing Dr. Sheldon Horowitz about ways classrooms can support children with learning disabilities.

Q&A: IDEA and child care

2013-01-05T17:37:36-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This 4-page brief explains the basics of the Individuals with

IEP Team Member Apology: A Template for “Not Knowing It All – After All”

2012-12-29T21:22:02-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you just committed a real faux pas but find

COPAA Statement on the Newtown Tragedy

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The members of Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.

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.

Longview school suspends use of isolation box

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The Longview School District has suspended the use of an

Evaluating the Efficacy of the LRE

2012-11-16T08:40:14-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I attended an IEP meeting recently that really brought home

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!

Adding the I to IEP: H is at the table

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We worked with the wonderful team at H’s Distributed Learning

Open Letter from a Doctoral Student Who Needs Some Help with her Study

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Hi, my name is Christina and I am a doctoral

Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities – 11/02/12

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Having taught at the primary, secondary and college levels, Dr.

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

Special ed in distress A few schools get it right, but complaints and lawsuits are mounting against a troubled program serving 7,000 Seattle students.

2012-10-21T10:55:44-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Five years ago, a high-profile report found that Seattle's public-school

Why Won’t the School Provide Homebound Instruction?

2012-10-19T16:14:26-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My child’s doctor recommended homebound instruction. The school said they

AAPC Publishing Releases Lesson Plan a la Carte: Integrated Planning for Students With Special Needs

2012-10-02T11:58:51-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Integrate learning objectives with therapeutic supports and necessary modifications right

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.

USC’s Special Ed Infographic

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Welcome to Making Special Education Actually Work, the official blog

Another School year !!

2012-12-15T23:59:57-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Special needs kids staying in traditional schools

2012-12-16T00:00:32-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

LOS ANGELES The high cost of educating students with special

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