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In the Classroom

In the Classroom Students sit in a special education class Students sit in a special education class in Sanger, Calif. A new study finds that most children with intellectual disabilities over the past several decades spent little to none of their school day in general education classrooms. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

My Heart is Full

My Heart is Full 5 Year Anniversary Today, as a family, on the 5 year anniversary of losing Jason we are taking a few moments to remember Jason. We do this everyday, privately and amongst ourselves but today it feels important to share who he was, to share our pride and

Kind and Inclusive

Kind and Inclusive Here’s How to Help Your Kids Be Kind and Inclusive People When I was 13, I came home from a sleepover at a friend’s house (let’s call her Sleepover Friend). The phone rang when I walked in the door and it was another friend calling (we’ll call her

Gender Inclusivity

Gender Inclusivity On inclusivity in Sport Much of sport is organized by sex or gender; however, not every athlete fits into or identifies with the binary of male and female. As an advocate for sport that is fair, safe and open, the CCES has developed resources for the Canadian sport community

T-ball Inclusion Lesson

T-ball Inclusion Lesson How my Twins T-Ball team learned about inclusion Like many 4-year-olds, my twin boys, Hunter and Troy, love baseball! But when it came time to sign them up for t-ball, I couldn’t help but be anxious. Typically, parents wouldn’t bat an eye at signing their twin boys up

Daniels Story

Daniels Story Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy My name is Daniel Harry. I am 23 years old and have Duchenne muscular dystrophy. I have often found in my life that others have considered people with DMD, who achieve things in life, to be inspirational. I would like to challenge this belief


Limitless 7 Stories of people who refused to be limited Is it just me, or are there more and more global news stories about disabled people accomplishing feats that would be quite newsworthy for able-bodied people? I believe it is happening more and more, as modern attitudes about those who’ve had

Remembering Jason

Remembering Jason 3 Year Anniversary This past week marked the third anniversary since we lost Jason. We feel the passage of time but also feel that time has stood still. It is hard to put into words what life is like living without our son. Jason brought challenges into our lives


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