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"Words have unintended effects, so be aware of the impact" - Orono student challenges us all

Bangor Daily News-Letters to the editor
July 24, 2015

Demeaning language

People are greater than their disabilities. An individual cannot simply be defined by one part of his or her life. 229 more words

Beyond High School

Intriguing Statistics

We made this little video to share some interesting and informative employment statistics…and we’re positive that you will find the information to be thought provoking . 10 more words

Community Employment

Passing the Sniff Test: A Potential Method to Detect Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is revealed phenotypically by both social and motor-skill impairment, and is classified as a developmental disability by the CDC that affects 1 in 68 children. 431 more words


Special Ed Speaks Introduction

Hello Everyone!  Thanks for visiting my blog, Special Education Speaks!  This blog is for teachers, parents, and anyone that has an interest in the special needs community.   285 more words

Special Education

Dying to Talk.

Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to adults with intellectual disability, and discuss end-of-life planning in everyday contexts. 16 more words


Rickey's Story

Rickey works part-time at Golden Corral. Although he is a hardworking and dedicated employee, he is at risk of loosing his job because he cannot consistently get to work. 53 more words


Warm Smiles

A new project! This project is the final for my Design and Technology class. We started out by exploring a lot of different new technologies from 3D body scanners, to eye-tracking, to LEDs and basic circuits. 503 more words