Some Thanks are in Order

I wanted to take a few moments to talk about the businesses and individuals who have supported the inclusion movement over the past few years. We would not have achieved all that we have without the trust and support of some fabulously talented individuals.

All Born (In) – What’s the Big Idea?

We all come into this world the same way -- naked, new and full of potential. Unfortunately, many people with disabilities experience exclusion and segregation as they move through life, pushed out of their communities by the attitudes of the people around them.

Transition Services for Students

Did you know that HB 2283, which went into effect on July 1, 2011, requires all school districts to make full time transition services available to students with disabilities between the ages of 18 – 21?

The Unintended Consequences Trap

Unintended consequences can arise when we pursue purposive social action. These are consequences that we did not necessarily foresee, that are not the central goals of our action, and may be either positive or negative.

Family Story: Segregation

Did you know that a fully certified segregated special ed. class is not required to offer a single hour of general ed. content throughout a student’s time? Teachers and staff would not like everyone to be included because, frankly, it’s a hassle.

A Real Education

A Real Education

All of us have the legal right to a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment. That means a real education that prepares us for a happy, full and independent life.