LITERACY, AAC & ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Jane is a speech pathologist and special educator passionate about literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology.
Autism Resources by Kit Mead
Possibly the most thorough collection of autism-specific links curated by Kit Mead, a disability rights advocate.
If Not ABA, Then What?
"You are a parent who is struggling and feeling desperate, but you’re firm in your resolution to avoid subjecting your children to dog-training techniques and spirit-crushing compliance methods. So let’s talk about your alternatives for one of the most common situations in which families tend to end up bringing ABA into their lives: aggressive behavior."
Telling My Child About Autism
"I've been thinking a lot about how and when to tell my child about autism. I didn't want to make autism sound like a disease. I didn't want to project any fears or prejudices on him. I didn't want him to feel anxious about it. I didn't want to make him feel less than. I thought I would mess it up. I was scared."
Unmasking anxiety in autism
Anxiety can assume unusual forms in people with autism — turning uncertainty, or even a striped couch, into a constant worry. New tools may help identify these hidden fears.
Autonomous Press is an independent, worker-owned publishing house specializing in books that expand minds and challenge cultural norms. We publish both fiction and nonfiction in all genres, and we love innovative works that defy traditional genre boundaries.
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing neces
Australian Alliance for Inclusive Education
All Means All is the Australian Alliance for Inclusive Education, a nationwide multi-stakeholder alliance of people and organisations working together to implement an inclusive education system and remove the legal, structural and attitudinal barriers that limit the rights of some students, including many students with disability, to access full inclusive education in regular classrooms in Australian schools.
Circle of Friends
Circle of Friends is a school inclusion program for students with disabilities of all ages that establishes an understanding and acceptance of differences on school campuses and in community life, decreasing bullying and erasing the lines between disabled
Club 21′s mission is to provide the educational tools and resources that enable individuals with Down syndrome to be fully included.
Kids Included Together (KIT)
Kids Included Together (KIT) is a national, registered 501(c)(3) non–profit organization teaching the understanding and practice of inclusion.
Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
The Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education, Inc. (MCIE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the success of all children and youth in their school communities.
New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education
The New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education (NJCIE) supports families and schools in the quest to create neighborhood schools where children with disabilities and learning differences are welcomed as classmates, valued as learners, and empowered to s
The Inclusion Campaign
We believe that all students are entitled to an equitable share of educational resources and can achieve to their highest potential.
The Lion League
The Lion League is a FREE school based program that engages students to be more intentional about including their peers with disabilities.
Hearts of Glass
Hearts of Glass is an intimate portrait of social entrepreneurship at the intersection of disability rights and sustainable, local food production.
We Thought You’d Never Ask: Voices of People With Autism
Renowned Autism researcher and advocate Paula Kluth, the Hussman Foundation, and Landlocked Films co-produced this half-hour documentary that gives voice to a range of perspectives from adults with autism. The film was broadcast on PBS stations nationwide and on Canadian Public Television under the name "Autism: We Thought You'd Never Ask."