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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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Day 11: Collaborate with someone new

Posted on April 11, 2015 in Autism, News

Day 10: Use graphic organizers

Posted on April 10, 2015 in Autism, News

Day 9: Let them fidget

Posted on April 09, 2015 in Autism, News

Day 6: Use sticky notes

Posted on April 06, 2015 in News

Speaker Spotlight: Jacqueline Thousand

Posted on March 17, 2015 in Inclusion, News

I first saw Dr. Jacqueline Thousand present about twenty years ago when I was a new teacher in an inclusive school. I left her workshop so inspired and immediately read everything she had written to that point. Today, reading everything she has written would take quite a bit of time! Jacqueline has authored numerous books, research articles and chapters on issues related to inclusive schooling, organizational change strategies, differentiated instruction and universal design, cooperative group learning, collaborative teaming and teaching, creative problem solving, and …

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