Teachers| Segregation or Inclusion?

photo credit: HA! Designs – Artbyheather How do you measure what is important? Hain Ginott, the famous child psychologist and author of classic books like “Between Parents and Child” and “Between Teachers and Child” taught about the power...

Happy Birthday ADA| 22 Years of Progress

< Happy Birthday ADA Representative Tony Coelho shares the reasons he introduced The Americans With Disabilities Act in Congress in the late 80s. Tony Coelho also is a strong supporter of Partners in Policymaking. Tony Coelho had epilepsy and used his life...

“Telling Your Story”| Free App for Advocates

The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (MN DD Council) does remarkable work. On this blog, I often reference the Parallels in Time (history of people with disabilities) and their Partners in Policymaking Program. This week MNDDC announced a new...

“I Need a Job, Not a Government Plan”

This is Video Week. So far we’ve seen: The Values of Inclusion: From Down Under By Heather Simmons at the Institute of Inclusion in Sydney Australia. More than just a Graduation Speech By Jeremy Sicle-Kira, a young man with the label of autism who uses an...

The Disability Shuffle: Dancing on a wall | Part 10

photo credit: Mini D The Disability Shuffle: Two steps forward, one step back. OR, One step forward, two steps back…. The frantic drumming of time passing pounds in your ears as you shuffle and twist and beg others to listen and join in your dance of survival....