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

NuclearMitome Test most comprehensive genetic test available for mitochondrial disorders

2016-11-10T10:12:12-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Medical|Tags: , , , |

After almost a year’s worth of clinical use, Transgenomic’s NuclearMitome Test appears to be succeeding in offering doctors a more efficient and complete method for diagnosing people potentially suffering from mitochondrial disorders.

Deaf Olympic hopeful uses social media to fight discrimination

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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.

Disabled Military Protection Act Allows Military Families to include Special Needs Trusts within the Survivor Benefit Plan

2012-04-22T13:37:22-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Editor's Picks, Finances, General, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Currently, under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP), a military retiree

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

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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.

Life After IEPs

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Editor's Picks, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Welcome ! If you’re a parent or mentor of

My Valentine by Paul McCartney- Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: ASL Videos, ASL Videos, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, General, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Paul McCartney Directs His Own 'My Valentine' Videos Featuring Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp using ASL.

MyVoice AAC

2013-12-30T18:14:26-05:00By |Categories: Assistive Technology, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

MyVoice is a new app, available for Apple and Android

Teachers Weigh-In: Do We Over Accommodate? Join the Debate…

2012-04-19T22:42:47-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Inclusive Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Read more as teachers debate accommodations for students. Pete &

Watching TV: Even Worse for Kids Than You Think

2012-04-19T22:44:57-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Lifestyle, Medical, Nutrition, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's no secret that sedentary behavior contributes to obesity and

Marlo Thomas: The Givers: What Inspires Michael J. Fox? A Very Personal Interview

2012-04-19T22:47:16-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Articles, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Unbowed by his disease and still exhibiting his trademark energy,

Planned and On-The-Spot Curriculum Accommodations in the Inclusive Classroom

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The Paraeducator's Toolbox: Practical Strategies to Support Students with Learning and Behavioral Challenges 5.7.2012 9:00 AM - 3:00pm

Epidemic, Awareness and Us, Autistics

2016-11-10T10:12:14-05:00By |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

Therapists Address Esophageal Atresia

2012-04-04T08:35:55-04:00By |Categories: Articles, General, Medical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Esophageal Atresia Treatment Program at Children's Hospital Boston in

Lives Not Worth Living : by Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:16-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, General, Parenting, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The title of this blog is an expression seen in many blogs written by disabilities advocates and self-advocates. Wasn’t his life worth living? Isn’t mine or the lives of all disabled people?The murder of 22 year-old autistic George Hodgins prompted the latest, very strong protests from the autistic community against the media coverage focused on the “reasons” for the killing, while ignoring George’s, the victim, life.

New ADA accessibility requirements took effect March 15

2016-11-10T10:12:17-05:00By |Categories: blog, General, Lifestyle, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For the first time in history public fitness centers, public swimming pools, recreational facilities, parks, golf and mini-golf courses, detention facilities and courtrooms, playrooms and amusement rides must adhere to the governments accessibility requirements. The rules also clarify issues that have come up in the 20 years regarding bathroom dimensions, reach ranges and accesible routes.

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Georgetown University

2013-06-17T14:31:38-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mission of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental

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