Allow students with disabilities to take a wide range of classes at the high school level. Psychology? Modern Dance? German? The catalog of possible options should be open to all.

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.


WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Liane’s new blog

Posted on November 10, 2011 in News

Do you love Pretending to be Normal as much as I do? The author, Liane Holliday Willey, has a fairly new blog up at Psychology Today. It has all of the wit and wisdom you find in her books and then some. Bookmark this gem …

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.


Posted on March 12, 2011 in News

Hello and welcome to my new website!

I have been planning this move for several months and am thrilled to finally be sharing the new and all of its related materials and resources with you.  The original site has helped me reach so many people that it was time for a redesign that would …

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