For reluctant writers, introduce novel or unexpected materials and supports. Try old typewriters, novelty or colored pencils, voice-activated software or story starters.

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 August 29, 2012 in News

Special-ism is a blog focused on the “invisible” special needs industry.

It is the result of a marriage between two…

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: Accessibility and Technology Geek

Posted on August 22, 2012 in News

Written by a librarian, a writer, and a counselor in Rehabilitation Psychology, the name of the blog says all you need to know about the content and the authors- LOL!

The three bloggers Accessibility and Technology Geek at cover everything from…

WEBSITE WEDNESDAY: The Accessible Principal

Posted on August 15, 2012 in Collaboration, News

I am so thrilled to share the The Accessible Principal with you, which is a new blog that was launched this summer by one of the best administrators I have ever met.

Marilyn is a school and district leader in a suburb here in Chicago and she has interests ranging from…

I’m Back…

Posted on August 11, 2012 in News

I’m back after several wonderful weeks of summer vacation. Here are a few snaps of where I have been and what I have been doing. I am happy to be back to work (love seeing the colorful rows of school supplies in all the stores), but had a great time sleeping in, taking road trips, and hanging out with my family.

What did you …

Giveaway Winners!

Posted on June 25, 2012 in News

Thanks to all who added comments and ideas this week to the laminated card post. I just love seeing all of the great feedback and unique thoughts and ideas from parents, advocates, and teachers.

The three winners of the drawing are:

Lisa Steine
Jennifer Selvek
Meredith Gebren

Please email us your shipping address and the card …

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