Is it always appropriate to test students, even those with severe disabilities? And can standardized tests be considered discriminatory, even when alternative testing options are offered to special needs students?
As the parent of a disabled child you probably have to meet with quite a few doctors and therapists. What can you do if you just don't agree with their techniques?
Is it more important to be worried about how you're presenting yourself and your family to the outside world and the wider disability community, or to focus on the needs of your own family and children?
Celebrate White Cane Day with your very own white cane lapel pin! Show your white cane pride with this hand-made bead pin.
Find out about Aware Bears and Never-Ending Stories. They aim to change the perception of what people with disabilities are capable of.
Special needs children deserve honor and respect. As parents, we need to maintain their dignity and help them present themselves at their best in public.
L. Penny Rosenblum is a TVI, a parent and student advocate, and has a vision impairment. She writes about what it was like learning to advocate for herself as a child and how to teach these skills to your own children.
Penny discusses how to become more active in advocating for your child through the legislative system. When you have a child with a disability you need to be heard - and your opinion matters!
Sarah writes about the journey her family has traveled as they've taught their blind son Lucas to be as independent as possible. And now she wants to start a movement! #blindkidscan
I support your right to have your voice heard, but I have one request: Please keep your protest on the sidewalk.
#ToyLikeMe is bringing revolution to the toy box by advocating major toy companies to include representations of disabilities in their product lines.
Here are five TED Talks given by presenters who are blind. Not only are they entertaining and educational, each speech is perfectly balanced with the right amount of seriousness and wit to keep you watching - and laughing - more and more!
As members of the blindness community, we find ourselves with the opportunity to teach others about blindness all the time. But do you ever want to just skip the teachable moments?
All children with special needs deserve to live an enviable life! Do you agree? And do you know what this really means?
Marianne Haas, a TVI, disability advocate and employment counselor, gives strategies and tips on how to advocate for your blind child.