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  You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. Friendships are one of the best things that life has to offer. Having people in your corner that will back you up when seeking out support, comfort you when there’s a no, and celebrate with you when there’s a yes can make life’s …

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Dr. Roberta Shaler offers advice on dealing with difficult people while advocating for your child with a disability. School advocacy can be hard – downright infuriating – when you are dealing with people who are making it harder than it needs to be by standing between your child and what they need to for successful inclusion and learning. Dr. Shaler offers effective strategies for building rapport, taking care of yourself and moving towards successful teamwork.

Vision boards are not just for artsy types! Vision boards tell your brain to keep looking for opportunities in the areas of life that you decide are important. Candy Motzek talks about how you can use vision boards to help you make actual progress towards achieving your vision of a good life for your daughter or son with a disability.

You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. You can read the transcript here. This week’s podcast episode is the first of a series on the topic of inclusive education.  In the Fall, this week’s guest, Marilyn Dolmage, and I will be offering a course on the topic. “Belonging In School: the What, Why and How of Inclusive Education” takes a …

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You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify.  Corinne Boudreau has been a lawyer practicing in Nova Scotia since 2002.  Corinne graduated from Dalhousie University with a Masters in Health Administration and a Law Degree.  She worked in long-term care before attending law school.  Corinne has advised individuals and business owners on estate planning, tax …

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You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. A transcript for this episode will be available soon. Check back often. Humans need human connection. With people who understand them. I get it. But let’s not surround ourselves ONLY with other parents of kids with disabilities. 1. We don’t help people to understand …

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