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CNN Hero Amy Wright

In Wilmington, North Carolina, Amy Wright's coffee shop offers employment and a community for 40 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

All lives matter | Karen Gaffney | TEDxPortland

"All Lives Matter" Enjoy this Ted Talk from Karen Gaffney, President of a non-profit organization dedicated to championing the journey to full inclusion in families, schools, the workplace, and the community for people with developmental disabilities

MARYSVILLE - Push, push, push. About once per second, Quinton Morris gripped the top of his wheelchair's push rims with gloved hands. He powerfully...

MARYSVILLE - Push, push, push. About once per second, Quinton Morris gripped the top of his wheelchair's push rims with gloved hands. He powerfully...

1 in 5 Americans is affected by disability, and only 15.2% are employed. The best reason to hire someone with a disability is because he or she is qualified for the job, but consider these additional values of including employees with disability in your workplace...

1 in 5 Americans is affected by disability, and only are employed. The best reason to hire someone with a disability is because he or she is qualified for the job, but consider these additional values of including employees with disability in your

Always have your emergency medical info with you.

With the CARE Medical History Bracelet, your complete personal health history will always be within arm& reach. In the form of a USB flash drive compatible with any computer, the wristband makes essential medical information readily available to med

Morgan's Wonderland is a theme park for people with special needs . It's and has a wheelchair-accessible carousel and train rides, specially designed playgrounds, a sensory garden and more. It's located in San Antonio, Texas.

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The Problem with Person-First Language: What’s Wrong with This Picture? "See BOTH the person AND the disability. Because there is nothing dehumanizing or shameful about a disability.

A community that excludes even one member is no community at all.

This is the premise of inclusion. However, I think there is a fundamental flaw to this idea, as it is arguably human nature to exclude people who are different. It is important to set the tone for inclusion within your classroom, letting everyone know and

If you think of your smartphone as a "mini-brain," you can quickly see how essential it can be for improving focus and helping with memory.

5 Mind Mapping Apps for Students with Learning Disabilities

Welcome to Part 5 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In this post we round up 5 great mind mapping apps for children with learning disabilities who are visual learners.

Music Therapy with Adults with Learning Disabilities

Comprehensive and wide-ranging, this book describes in detail the role and work of the music therapist with adults with learning disabilities.