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  You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. We’ve been talking a lot over the past few weeks on the podcast about hiring practices at support service agencies. And a theme is emerging: it’s not just about the “paper” qualifications.  Organizational Health and Inclusion Specialist Faith Clarke knows all about how …

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You can listen to this podcast episode on iTunes or Spotify. 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 every person (big and small) not …

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Amie and Sara from the Gritty nurse podcast give advice on how to make a compelling argument for continued family presence at the bedside of patients with disabilities even as hospitals enforce no visitor and no support person policies due to the pandemic.

Karen Hunt has been listening to the Good Things In Life podcast and is a member of Inclusion Academy. Inspired by the idea that her son has potential for growth if barriers are removed, Karen has been thinking about small, important, actions that she can take to support her son to have greater autonomy, choice and opportunity.

We know that not having the right supports in place can be disastrous in the life of a person with a disability. It is also true that too much support is also dangerous. Just like Goldilocks, we need the type and amount of support to be just right. Keenan Wellar talks about the seven principles that his organization uses to provide just enough support.