Teach all students relaxation strategies (e.g., deep breathing, repeating helpful mantras) that they can use when they are stressed.

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.



Posted on October 03, 2012 in News

If you had an opportunity to say something to over a million people, what would you say?

This is the question posed by the website, The Listserve. To participate, simply submit your email address and you are added to the lottery. Once you have been added, you will receive an email every day from that day’s winner. They may write giving advice, asking for recipes, or sharing a belief.

Why am I featuring…

Patrick and Pedro

Posted on October 01, 2012 in Autism, Inclusion, News

My dear friend and co-author, Dr. Patrick Schwarz, recently taped this quick interview about our books, “Just Give Him the Whale” and “Pedro’s Whale”.

I love this little segment because…


Posted on September 26, 2012 in Inclusion, News

MCIE’s site isn’t new but it has received a complete overhaul. It was one of my favorite inclusion-related sites before, but now it is even better! Look for new content, new links/recommendations, and lots of resources for parents, teachers, and advocates.

Don’t forget to check out their Facebook page as well; it …

Random acts of inclusion?

Posted on September 25, 2012 in Inclusion, News

So, last week I took my sister, Victoria, to see Madonna at the United Center in Chicago. This concert was very special as it was planned almost 30 years ago. Yep- you read that right. You see, Victoria had originally planned to see Madonna in 1985 for The Virgin Tour. She begged my mom to let her drive from Green Bay to Chicago, but mom could not be persuaded. So, Victoria waited. Every time Madonna came to Chicago (where Victoria ended up living for years), she had a conflict and then she moved to Australia and sort of gave up on seeing the show.

So now for the fun part of the story…

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: School Psychologist Blog Files

Posted on September 19, 2012 in Families, News

The School Physchologist Blog Files is a blog created by Erin N. King, Ed.S., Nationally Certified School Psychologist.

Her site contains information for…

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