Now, It’s Our Turn!

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

The Case for Inclusion Part 3: Sea Change

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The longer there is a strong distinction between general and special education the worse it is for students who are labeled with a disability. It perpetuates the language of Us and Them...

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.

The National Center on Inclusive Education (NCIE)

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The National Center on Inclusive Education (NCIE) at the University

Listen to The Inclusive Class Roundtable – 10/26

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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?

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

COPAA Announces Keynote and General Session Speakers for 2013 Conference

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COPAA is an independent, nonprofit membership organization of special education

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

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Integrate learning objectives with therapeutic supports and necessary modifications right

National Council on Disability (NCD) Releases Report on Rights of Parents with Disabilities & Their Children

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WASHINGTON, DC -- On Thursday, September 27, the National Council

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.

Dr Thomas Armstrong – Neurodiversity – Aug 27,2012

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Call in to speak with the host "Neurodiversity" by Dr

USC’s Special Ed Infographic

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Welcome to Making Special Education Actually Work, the official blog

National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report

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Dr. Marc Maurer, President of the National Federation of the

First Day of School

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Today is the first time that Henry has not had a First day of School. He is not allowed to go to his neighborhood school that is about 200 yards from our home.

Another School year !!

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

Special needs kids staying in traditional schools

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LOS ANGELES The high cost of educating students with special

My Video for Day without Starbucks for Sebastien

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My video to help raise money for "Day Without Starbucks for Sebastien" . Sebastien is my friend. He has MELAS, a mitochondrial disease that is hurting him. Please help.

Sebastien’s Smile

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Sebastien's Smile was created for the sole purpose of raising awareness for Mitochondrial diseases which affect the Setin's son Sebastien.

Henry’s video for his friend Sebastien, please help by sharing

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Thursday Henry decided he wanted to write something

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: The Accessible Principal

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I am so thrilled to share the with you, which

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

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

What is the Timeline for Developing a Section 504 Plan?

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My 6 year old daughter had her 3 year reevaluation.

Resources and Downloads for Differentiated Instruction

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

The Case for Inclusion: Does All Really Mean All?

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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

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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

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"Presume competence. The same way I want people to assume I am competent, I also assume that others are competent".

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