Shit I Learned Going Back to School.

Shit I Learned Going Back to School.

    This Sept. 2nd I began a new path and returned to school for the first time in ….um well… lets just say a really long while. I went to school for a long time, and still, some of this shit is news to me.   In no particular order here is what I am...
Land of Opportunity

Land of Opportunity

I am so proud that Alberta currently has more post secondary options for students with disabilities than in any other, province or state in North America. Due to the ongoing and focused efforts of individuals with disabilities, their families and organizations like...
Blocked Human Rights

Blocked Human Rights

The Toronto Star is reporting a disturbing story out of the Simcoe and Area District school board this month. Barrie North Collegiate Secondary school has adopted the practice of outfitting many of their staff with bright red, athletic, foam “blocker shields”, they...
Marino College

Marino College

I’m all for a good news story. Trust me I have been using every search engine, meta tag, and google alert I use to find one. Unfortunately this story (even if this sounds like one on first blush) IT IS NOT. Part of being a writer, advocate and human rights...
It Gives Us Dreams

It Gives Us Dreams

A Letter from Simon Flint I am abundantly proud to introduce you today to a very talented guest blogger. Now admittedly I may be somewhat biased, as the blogger in question is my 12 year old son Simon Flint. Simon’s class (and I think all elementary school...
Inclusive Benefits

Inclusive Benefits

Here is some GOOD NEWS! We have known for a long time that inclusion in schools was good for students with disabilities but we haven’t been very good at talking about why it’s good for students without disabilities. Sure we have extolled the civic and...