Teach recess monitors about inclusive practices. Encourage them to connect students to each other and to suggest or facilitate structured games on the playground.

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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DAY 2: Visual Timers

Posted on December 03, 2011 in News

Visual timers are a great gift for teachers and for children themselves. Educators can use these as a classroom management tool.

They are perfect for young children, and a fun (and effective) novelty item for middle and high school classrooms too. At home, they can be used to teach time management, set …

DAY 1: “You’re Going to Love This Kid” DVD and Professional Development Kit

Posted on December 02, 2011 in News

So, my face is just a bit red as I recommend my own film, You’re Going to Love This Kid, on day one- LOL!

It was so exciting to see the finished product after over three years of planning, organization, and collaboration.

12 Days of Gift Ideas for Inclusive Classrooms

Posted on December 02, 2011 in News

Today begins my 12-day series of gift recommendations for the season. Most of the ideas are related to classrooms and education, but many will also work well in the home. I am starting early in the month because I want to give you all time to browse the net and fill your virtual shopping carts. …

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Clutter Free Classroom

Posted on December 01, 2011 in News

Today’s pick, the blog at Clutter Free Classroom, will be prized by any teacher who wants a peaceful and organized space, but it may be particularly helpful for educators who have students on the spectrum in their classrooms. All learners may appreciate order in the classroom, but many students with autism need …

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Including Samuel

Posted on November 17, 2011 in News

For at least three great reasons, I am posting the blog for Including Samuel as our featured resource this week:

My inclusion group (Oak Park Inclusion Network) along with a neighborhood inclusion group (Riverside Inclusion Network) are hosting a screening of the film tonight at the …

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