For the first time in Oregon, individuals with intellectual disabilities will have access to an inclusive postsecondary education at a four-year university.
More than 1,100 disabled Oregonians who currently labor in sheltered workshops, sometimes earning pennies an hour to do menial, repetitive tasks, will get a chance in the next seven years to take jobs in the general workforce.
Riding a bike is an integral part of summer. But what if you have a child with disabilities who may lack the confidence, balance, and independence to hop on a bike and pedal away?
When she was just 11, Katie said to her mom over breakfast one morning, “Mom, I want to go to high school, then college, get a job, and have a wedding.”
Teams and families spend a lot of time together. They have to work hard to support each other and be patient with each other.
Inspiration. Learning. Inclusion. These are words that have consistently been used by RLC attendees to summarize recent sessions.
NEW YORK, 6 February 2013 – Progressive policies in inclusive education have made positive changes in the lives of children with disabilities in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to UNICEF today.
In return for these incalculable benefits, we have merely requested a little extra support for the academic or physical areas that ARE difficult for our children. It seems, frankly, a small price to pay.
Tips & Resources Fact Sheet PDF explores the legal, moral, and civil rights of students with disabilities and provides tips and resources for breaking barriers and finding success in inclusion.
What does it mean? What are the laws? What does the research show? Do children in inclusive classrooms perform better? These "frequently asked questions" are examined.
TASH has submitted the following letter in response to a recent article in Disability Scoop, "Study: Inclusion May Not Be Best After All".
PPU, a member of Dignity in Schools is participating in the National Week of Action on School "Push-out" We are calling for a national Moratorium on "out of school suspensions".