Medical safeguarding of vulnerable people leaves us feeling vulnerable too. In November, the sister of Good Things in Life host Genia Stephen was admitted to the intensive care unit and Genia has been supporting her in the hospital … Read more
Choice is the friend of inclusion. Now, more than ever we need to feel ready and inspired to teach all of our students, Pre-K through 12th grade. It’s all about creating the most inclusive educational system possible where … Read more
Honest, effective dialogue depends on a few key principles: empathy, equity, and a shared set of goals. When advocating for your child with a disability and his or her educational needs, sometimes it feels like the conversation is … Read more
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David Lepofsky, lawyer and disability rights activist, discusses how knowledge is power when it comes to advocating for inclusion in school. Understanding the system means parents can better navigate the issues and work with the school to achieve inclusion goals.
Let’s give a kid a shoe horn to try to … Read more
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If you ask Julie White what it’s meant to her to be part of the On-Purpose project, she doesn’t mince words: “It was a life changer.”
Founded in fall 2019, the On Purpose Project has had an eventful … Read more
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Be sure to register for Faith’s upcoming webinar for the Good Things In Life community on December 9th at 12pm Eastern.
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Marilyn Dolmage never met her brother Robert, who died at Huronia Regional Centre at the age of 8, but she ended up working at the same institution before becoming a staunch advocate for inclusion. Victoria Freeman was haunted all her life by her sister Martha’s removal from the family at … Read more