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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Backpack? Check. Pencil? Check. IEP?

By Cory Hanson Back to school deals are in full swing as we all prepare to send our kids off to get ready for their future. For some, this will be the first (take pictures!), for others the last, and for educators, like me, this is another opportunity to inspire and nurture young minds with... Continue Reading →

Words Matter

A few days ago, the President of the United States got up in front of media, and medal winning Paralympic Athletes, and told them that they were “inspiring” but “a little tough to watch too much.” Let me say that a different way. He stood up in front of our nation and told WORLD CLASS... Continue Reading →

Ableism: It Starts With Your Perception

If you Google the word “ableism” the first result to come up is: “discrimination in favor of able-bodied people (emphasis added.)” This is much different from the definition of any other discrimination such as racism or sexism. These are defined as prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against people of said group; feeling as though you... Continue Reading →

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