Have students write a collaborative poem or story using Twitter, IM, Edmodo or Facebook. This way, authors can contribute one word, one line, or several paragraphs.

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.


Tip 2: Daily Greeting

Posted on April 02, 2012 in News

Greet your students at the door each morning. This simple gesture will not only help you build community in your inclusive classroom, but will give all students a chance to practice social skills such as saying “good morning”, giving compliments, and shaking hands.

This photo of third-grade teacher, Diane Berin, is a still from my new …

Tip 1: Cozy Seating

Posted on April 02, 2012 in Literacy, News

Teachers are always asking me for cheap and effective classroom seating supports, so I am kicking the month off with one of my favorites- laundry baskets for the little ones.

These are great for little kids (preschool-Kindergarten) for reading at home or for enjoying books at school. All learners may like the feeling of being contained, …

30 Tips in 30 Days

Posted on April 02, 2012 in News

Today begins my Autism Awareness Month “30 Tips in 30 Days” Event. This is my third year of providing these ideas, and I am amazed at how many of you participate and share your own thoughts and suggestions each day. To keep that energy flowing, I am doing a book giveaway each week. As I …


Posted on March 29, 2012 in Inclusion, News

Do not miss this week’s recommended site, Inky Ed.

You will want to subscribe to Inky Ed so you can follow young Mac’s journey through an inclusive education. His mom does such an impressive job of telling their family story while she shares favorite tips, strategies, and resources for school …


Posted on March 14, 2012 in News

You will not only “Love That Max” but you will love his mom’s blog too.

She offers the perfect combination of family stories, practical tips, and food for thought.

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