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Dumping Kids with IEPs into General Education Classrooms is not Inclusion | Medium.com

By Laura J Murphy, MFA I can’t believe its November already — time for the first round of parent-teacher conferences for Kindergarten. It brought me back to memories of last year’s conference. Pre-k 4 was so different. It was a true inclusion class run by a special education teacher and the classroom provided a lot […]

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Seattle families rush to meet Jan. 8 vaccination deadline for students – seattlepi.com

Hundreds of Seattle families are rushing to make sure their children can come back to school after winter break, as if they’re not in compliance with vaccination requirements, the district won’t allow them in the classroom. Source: Seattle families rush to meet Jan. 8 vaccination deadline for students – seattlepi.com

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Meet The First Candidate for Public Office in Peru with Down Syndrome : World : Latin Post

Bryan Russell has Down syndrome, but that’s not stopping him from making a difference in his community. He is officially the first in the world to run for a publicly elected office despite his condition. Source: Meet The First Candidate for Public Office in Peru with Down Syndrome : World : Latin Post

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Video shows North Carolina school resource officer slamming and dragging 11-year-old boy – CNN

The school resource officer has been placed on paid leave pending the investigation. Source: Video shows North Carolina school resource officer slamming and dragging 11-year-old boy – CNN

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Chicago school’s staff threw 9-year-old into the cold and reported him missing, lawsuit says

Yvonne Pinkston, the boy’s mother, said officials at Fiske Elementary School on Chicago’s South Side threw her son out into the cold alone while wearing short sleeves. Source: Chicago school’s staff threw 9-year-old into the cold and reported him missing, lawsuit says

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School aide kills herself after CCTV of her keeping boy in ‘scary’ ‘seclusion punishment room’ emerges – The Sun

A SCHOOL aide tragically took her own life shortly after an investigation was launched over shocking footage showing her holding a boy, 7, in a seclusion room. Staley Sandy-Ester is seen in a windo… Source: School aide kills herself after CCTV of her keeping boy in ‘scary’ ‘seclusion punishment room’ emerges – The Sun

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The FIRST Step to Creating a Truly Autistic Friendly Workplace  | Neurodivergent Rebel

Neurodivergent Rebel   Transcription available at http://www.NeuordivergentRebel.com An autism and neurodiversity blog based on personal experience. Please remember – this is only ONE autistic perspective. We are all unique.   On the web: https://www.neurodivergentrebel.com https://www.facebook.com/Neurodiverge… https://www.twitter.com/NeuroRebel https://www.instagram.com/Neurodiverg…   Support: https://www.patreon.com/Neurodivergen… https://www.paypal.me/NeurodivergentR…   For Vlogs & Daily RV living – https://www.WildnFreeRV.blog https://www.facebook.com/WildnFreeRV https://www.instagram.com/WildnFreeRV https://www.twitter.com/WildnFreeRV   Music […]