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This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive ways of supporting students with autism and other disabilities. Most of my work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.

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Your Chance to See “Wretches and Jabberers”

Posted on May 09, 2011 in Advocacy, Autism, News

After months of waiting for many of us, May 12th, 2011 is our chance to see Wretches and Jabberers. The film’s producer, John Hussman, is sponsoring “100 Cities, One NIght for Autism”, which promises to be special viewing of the movie in 100 select cities across the country (full listing of locations).

A Whale of a Day

Posted on May 06, 2011 in Autism, Literacy, News

It isn’t often I get to spend the day with 500 kids talking about matchbox cars, stuffed animals, trains, and baseball cards. For this reason, this past Tuesday was an exceptionally fun day. Patrick Schwarz (my co-author) and I got to spend an entire day reading Pedro’s Whale and speaking to children about how to tap into their fascinations and gifts as a tool for learning, comfort, inspiration, and social connection.

It’s That Time of Year Again

Posted on April 01, 2011 in Autism

If you have not yet discovered my Facebook page, now is a great time to visit. Today starts my second year of offering “30 Days of Tips” in recognition of Autism Awareness Month. Be sure to post your comments on the Facebook page for a chance to win one of the weekly …

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