Finding Civility and Common Ground in Times of Conflict

Since the dawn of time conflict has been an instrument for change. Dissatisfaction, and indeed disagreements, have created opportunities for progress and growth. Conflict can be productive. It’s ugly and messy when we are in the thick of it, but we can come out of it for the better if we tread carefully and with... Continue Reading →

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The Art and Importance of Choosing Your Elected Officials

The mid-term elections are nearly here. A lot is at stake for Americans with disabilities. Do you know who's running for office on November 6, 2018? Sure, you've seen the campaign ads and postcards....but, do you REALLY know who's running...beyond the ads and postcards I mean? Have you really gotten to know your Senators, Representatives... Continue Reading →

Parents, teach me your ways

By Cory Hanson I speak from experience when I tell you that the first few weeks of school for a teacher can be some of the most hectic, stressful times of the year. Between new classrooms, changing schedules, new district initiatives, meetings that could have been emails (I really need to finish setting up my... Continue Reading →

Independence Starts at Home

By Cory Hanson As parents, we lay the foundation for the way our child thinks, behaves, and navigates the world around them, especially at school. Here’s what I’ve tried to do with my lovely demon (I’m mostly kidding…) as well as the kids that have come through my classroom. We need to develop a sense... Continue Reading →

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