Autistic Student Wins the Right to Go to School

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Henry Frost had a pretty simple goal: he wanted to go to school like any other kid.

After student’s death, Hillsborough school’s ESE aides could not recall missing-child training

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Hillsborough County school district investigates a student's death last month

School board wants answers in wake of student’s death

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Two separate investigations are now going on in the Hillsborough School District.

Inclusive Education: It’s Great If You Can Get It

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Inclusive schools need to become a reality for all students

Why is a 13 year old protesting in order to go TO school?

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How did we get here? How did we get to a point that our 13 year old son has to fight for the rights that are already his under federal law? How did we get to a place where a pretty reserved kid has the courage, the will, to do this?

Presume My Competence

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Really, this is number one. Please presume my competence.

Focus on My Strengths

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

I Stand With Henry

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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.

Top 10 Things Autistic Self Advocate Needs Teachers to Know : # 3

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Top ten things I want you to know. Number 3: Please talk directly to me, not to my support person.

Autistic Student’s Top 10 List for Teachers of Students with Special Needs #2

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Top ten things Autistic student wants teachers, therapists and friends to know about students with special needs... they may be shocking to some of you, but hopefully to most they are exactly what you expect. Here's number 2.

A Sister Stands with Her Brother: I Am Heard, I Am Important, and I Am Included

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No one wants to be the excluded one, the one to stand alone in silence, the one left out of the conversation. No one wants to be forgotten. So why are some individuals treated this way? Luckily it just takes one person to stand up and include, and the rest will follow. Be that person, take a stand, make a difference.

I am the 20 % and the RNC

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Henry takes his bi-partisan message of inclusion and civil rights for all to the Republican National Convention.

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.

Special needs kids staying in traditional schools

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LOS ANGELES The high cost of educating students with special

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

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Thursday Henry decided he wanted to write something

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

Got Questions? Get answers from our disability-centric community.

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We’ve organized Ollibean so members can support each other in a very organic way. You will connect with others based on mutual interest in diffability related content.

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

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

Why Would We Want Inclusive Education?

2016-11-10T10:12:10-05:00By |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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Bullying Prevention State Laws

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

Inclusive Educational Practices for Students with Special Needs

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Studies have shown when kids with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings, the classrooms are better for all of the students.

Jedd Hafer of Love and Logic ® answers your parenting questions

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We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Jedd Hafer, of Love & Logic® and asked him some of our questions. Jed's one of those people that you start talking to and feel like you've known him forever.

Top 3 FAQs About Inclusive Education

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Parents naturally want what is best for their child, particularly

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