Amy Sequenzia : Friendship and Respect

2016-11-10T10:12:06-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is a mistaken idea that we, autistics, lack empathy. It is also a myth that we are not social. My friends and I, we understand and respect differences. And we understand that we all have a lot to contribute, in a diversity of manners.

Ollibean Think Tank Member Tim Villegas

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

Amy Sequenzia:Dear Mainstream Media

2016-11-10T10:12:07-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I am an autistic woman, non-speaking and I have many needs.Yes, dear mainstream media, I am the autistic supposedly too “low-functioning” to deserve to be heard. You pity me and you ignore the facts.

Ollibean Think Tank Member Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:08-04:00By |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 .

Why Would We Want Inclusive Education?

2016-11-10T10:12:10-04:00By |Categories: blog, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education, Nicole Eredics, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Why would we separate, segregate and alienate children from one another while at the same time teach them to look after the world around them, respect differences and take a stand at injustice?

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Introducing Ollibean Think Tank Member Nicole Eredics

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

Top 3 FAQs About Inclusive Education

2016-11-10T10:12:11-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Parents naturally want what is best for their child, particularly

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

Epidemic, Awareness and Us, Autistics

2016-11-10T10:12:14-04:00By |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

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

Amy Sequenzia “Be Proud of Who You Are”

2016-11-10T10:12:19-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Feeling sorry for our disabilities means not accepting ourselves. I feel sorry because disabilities rights are still lacking, not because I am disabled. My message is, hopefully, about our strength and similarities". Amy Sequenzia

My Voice, My Life : A Poem by Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:21-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This powerful poem from the book "MY VOICE, Autism, Life