A Day to Remember

Some of you may remember my post a few weeks ago about hearing the r-word in school. I teach middle school special education, and it’s such a challenge to think about how little 12-year-olds know about what might offend people who are different from them. We can’t get mad because they honestly don’t know what…

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They Taught Us Words are Powerless, and They Were Wrong

The way we speak about disability and inclusion can effect each individual’s inclusive experience. We wanted to share with all of you this powerful post written by Tim Shriver, Jr. and Soeren Polumbo, co-founders of the Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign. This successful campaign has been raising awareness about the negative effects…

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