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

NYC to Integrate Special Ed Students into Regular Classrooms

2012-12-16T00:18:31-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New York City’s pilot for special education inclusion has moved

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

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!

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

2016-11-10T10:12:08-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Bullying Prevention State Laws

2015-02-16T08:37:48-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Leaders@ED: Alexa Posny, Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

2012-07-13T08:26:38-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Alexa Posny has had 23 jobs. While she never envisioned

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

Special-Ed Students at Greater Risk of Bullying, Being Bullied: Study

2012-07-05T18:05:03-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

TUESDAY, July 3 (HealthDay News) -- Students with visible disabilities

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

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |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.

Comparing General Education to Special Education: What are the Differences?

2012-05-03T08:44:31-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Students with autism are educated in a variety of settings

Parents Wire Kids To Prove Teachers’ Verbal Abuse

2012-12-16T10:17:31-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

U.S. Department of Education Reaches Agreement with School District on Services for Students with Disabilities

2012-04-27T06:29:38-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office

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

2016-11-10T10:12:12-04:00By |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.

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

Presuming Competence

2016-11-10T10:12:13-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This issue is very important to me because so many

The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials

2013-06-17T14:00:25-04:00By |Categories: Inclusive Education, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials! This site serves

Office of Special Education Program’s Discretionary Grants Public Database

2013-06-17T14:18:29-04:00By |Categories: Finances, Inclusive Education, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

2016-11-10T10:12:13-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Assistive Technology, General, Inclusive Education, Resources, Therapies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Life After IEPs

2016-11-10T10:12:13-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Welcome ! If you’re a parent or mentor of