Archive for May 2018
Happy Friday! This week I’ve spent some time on Instagram following the travels of our very own Phillip, who has spent most of May providing his special brand of inclusion training and support to child and youth programs in Japan. I peeked at our records and found that (by my count) this is Phillip’s 13th training…Read More
Robots, Horses & Inclusion!
Friday Greetings! This week I am writing to you from Manchester, New Hampshire, where I have the pleasure of spending two days with the organization called FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). You guys, they build ROBOTS!! Of course, it’s not just about robotics. They are about mentoring kids in kindergarten through…Read More
Happy Mother’s Day!
Mother’s Day always causes me to reflect on the founding of KIT. Started by a mother (Gayle Slate) who was inspired by her own experience parenting a child with a disability in a not-very-welcoming world, who then became a marriage and family therapist so she could help other parents, KIT has always been fueled by…Read More
May the Fourth Be With You!
May the Fourth Be With You! What is “the force,” you ask? “Well, the Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us; it binds the galaxy together.” ―Obi-Wan Kenobi The FORCE has definitely been with KIT lately! One year ago today Kat…Read More
Awesome Young People
Happy Friday! This week my passion was fueled by young people! A couple of experiences this week reminded me that the hope for a more inclusive world rests in our children and youth. This is the reason why KIT focuses on kids- because kids who grow up in inclusive settings will become inclusive adults. I…Read More