Focus on My Strengths

2016-11-10T10:12:06-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Author, blog, General, Henry, Henry Frost, Neurodiversity, Ollibean Family|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

#4 Please focus on My Strengths. I have many. We all do.

I Stand With Henry

2016-11-10T10:12:06-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Featured (Homepage), General, Inclusive Education, Politics, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What Henry is doing is advocating for his rights, at the same time that he reminds us of our own rights and about how far we still have to go.

Amy Sequenzia : Friendship and Respect

2016-11-10T10:12:06-05:00By |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.

Change Leader: Richard Attfield

2016-11-10T10:12:08-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Richard Attfield, a contributing author to "Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone", is passionate about the rights of children with disability labels to have equal access to education and communication supports.

14th Annual Autism Summer Institute August 6th -8th

2013-01-18T21:48:39-05:00By |Categories: Editor's Picks, Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Express Yourself: Supporting Communication through the Arts, Advocacy, and Education. Aug 6th -8th. Grappone Conference Center, 70 Constitution Avenue Concord, New Hampshire

Self-Advocacy, Inclusion, Communication, and Friendship Roadtrip 2012

2017-01-16T10:32:06-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Ollibean Family|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our three week Roadtrip has begun. Syracuse, then on to New Hampshire and the Autism Summer Institute.

Amy Sequenzia: “Just Me”

2016-11-10T10:12:10-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, Featured (Homepage), General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Amy Sequenzia writes about rejecting society's many labels. Perceptions such as “super spectacular” autistic and “low-functioning” are equally harmful .

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

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.

University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Georgetown University

2016-11-10T10:12:16-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The mission of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental

Acceptance

2016-11-10T10:12:17-05:00By |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

Boy charts city’s disabled access

2014-07-25T14:22:49-04:00By |Categories: Articles, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nathan was inspired to create his website after finding access

UNESCO | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

2013-06-17T14:43:23-04:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Lifestyle, Politics, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations,

My Voice, My Life : A Poem by Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:21-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

The Loud Hands Project

2016-11-10T10:12:22-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Autism, blog, General, Ollibean Thought Leaders, Resources We Love, Think Tank, Video, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Love this video published by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Share it, Post it, Donate at http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Loud-Hands-Project?a=351448 so they will make more:)

Broadreach Training and Resources

2015-01-05T16:57:51-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift have spent the

Including Samuel

2016-11-10T10:12:23-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, General, Inclusive Education, Parenting, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist

Paula Kluth: Toward Inclusive Classrooms and Communities

2013-12-30T19:27:20-05:00By |Categories: General, Inclusive Education, Parenting, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring

SABE – Self Advocates Becoming Empowered

2013-12-30T19:30:26-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Resources, Resources We Love|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) is the self-advocacy organization of

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