Autism · inclusion · Presuming Competence

The Power of Stories to Share Hope

On March 1, 2017, I saw a whole lot of awesome. My daughter, Amelia, was invited to attend a private “Launch Party” for a brand new booklet, published by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center’s (CCHMC) Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP).  The booklet is titled “Sharing Hope: The Stories of our Patients and Families”,… Continue reading The Power of Stories to Share Hope

Autism · Presuming Competence

US Supreme Court hears special education case

On Wednesday, January 10, 2017, the US Supreme Court took up the case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County (Colorado) School District. At issue in the case is, “What level of service satisfies IDEA, other education law, and legal precedent?” A text transcript of the arguments put before the court is available from the website of… Continue reading US Supreme Court hears special education case