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  • Inclusive Education for Autism Varies by State
    Inclusive Education for Autism Varies by State
    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) (P.L. 108-446) (http://idea.ed.gov/) guarantees a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE) for every student with a...
  • Inclusion Table Tennis @ US Open 2014
    US Open Pavilion is gamers' paradise!
    Advantage Hospitality Pavilion! That’s where you’ll find the newest games and technology specifically designed to enhance the tennis experience. Between rounds, fans can test their reaction reflexes with Inclusion, a combination of...
  • Leadership, Power, Violence, and Conflict Resolution
    Leadership, Power, Violence, and Conflict Resolution
    Watching the scenes from Ferguson Missouri is about so much more than police brutality vs. the right to demonstrate in a public forum.It is about unresolved issues in our country that are as old as the first slave ship that came ashore so many...
  • Inclusion improves disabled children's language skills
    Inclusion of disabled preschoolers in the classroom boosts their language skills
    Mainstreaming preschoolers with disabilities into a regular classroom can boost their language skills, says a study by Ohio State University. The study was announced on March 28, 2014, and will be published in the journal Psychological Science. ...
  • Working together
    Yes or No to Inclusion
    Looking back over my years of teaching, a first school I taught in had one special education classroom of about 5 students. Eight years later, there could have been almost an entire wing of the school. Either more students's disabilities...
  • Religious perspectives
    To revive and renew: A pluralistic understanding
    We live in a world of religious diversity that includes a range of spiritual perspectives. This diversity includes pretty much everything from global faith traditions to atheists who consider religion as an infantile delusion or “the sigh of...
  • Anyhow, I'm thankful!
    Thank you for what? Is America broken?
    Thanksgiving is an uniquely American holiday. A staple carved in tradition since the 1600's with Pilgrims, Native Americans, turkey, corn and more. Promoted as a family experience with a food orgy attached, Thanksgiving was a sacred American...
  • Disengaged at Work
    Leaders: 4 Ways to Create an Engaged Workplace
    Have you ever been bored at work? Has there been a day or many days where you say to yourself “This is the same old stuff all the time?” Do you ever wish you could just leave the dull people you work with and go on an adventure? You...
  • Inclusive environment for kids
    Inclusion for autism starts to make sense
    Communities like Pasadena, are reevaluating strategies regarding inclusion for special education. The urgency stems from parents and teachers, but the largest impetus is the sheer number of new students entering the system with an Autism Spectrum...
  • Disney and ESPN team up to promote inclusion for intellectually disabled people
    Disney and ESPN team up to promote inclusion for people with disabilities
    The Walt Disney Company and ESPN are starting a two year initiative to use sports for the promotion of social inclusion, they announced September 6. The two companies will work with Special Olympics Unified Sports® to join people with and...
  • Boy Scouts
    Advocacy group for overweight people take issue with Boy Scout Jamboree plans
    If you thought the Boy Scouts of America was evil because up until two months they discriminated against gays, you don’t know half the story. The Scouts are not only historically “homophobic” (a word which, I am pretty sure,...
  • Boy Scout take steps to include gays
    Boy Scouts forge ahead with equality while some remain in 19th century
    Baptists to ‘start own scouting units’ after ‘cutting ties’ with Boy Scout troops for admitting gays. http://abc-usa.org“It’s not a hate thing here,” said Tim Reed, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Gravel...
  • Toronto: The most diverse city in the world
    Toronto: The most diverse city in the world
    What do you think of when you think about culture? What comes to mind when you hear the word "diversity"? How are diversity and inclusion different? These are all questions that were elaborated on at the recent 2013 Group on Diversity...
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Creating business and employment opportunities.
    Diversity and Inclusion: Creating a diverse workplace environment.
    Workplace diversity and inclusion is about participation based on equality, working relationships, and shared values. A diverse workplace environment also has a direct link to the success of a business bottom line. Some people would say diversity...
  • Is the Pope Catholic?
    Progressives and Pope Francis: 'Is the Pope Catholic?'
    As the world welcomes a new pope, some interesting discussions are taking place. According to a March 14 article onAmerican Thinker.com,there are some very disappointed Catholics because Pope Francis I is not the "new direction" that...