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Good Things In Life Podcast episode 116 thumbnail with Diane Richler

You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. Regular listeners know that inclusive education is important—but why? What’s the reason that including kids with disabilities in the general education classroom is such an essential goal?  Diane Richler has been working with, and advocating for, people with disabilities and their families for the …

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In this episode, I’m talking with Samantha Noyek, Claire Davies, and Nora Fayed about the importance of researching the obvious, the idea of quality of life as it relates to kids with significant disabilities, and building a dictionary of our kids unique communication styles.
In Nora’s words: “We’re talking about involving these children in the world when society has not even thought to even consider them.”

Join Lisa Lightner, a special education advocate from A Day In Our Shoes, for a discussion on keeping the goal of community life and relationships at the core of your IEP planning.

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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