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Back to School with IPSE 

Back to School with IPSE 
by RJ Moshay Across the country, families and friends extended well wishes and celebrated recent graduates from preschool to PhDs. Social media posts were chock full of videos and photos of smiling graduates in traditional cap and gown attire, flanked by proud loved ones, teachers and mentors....

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Expert Update: IPSE Grows across the Nation

Expert Update: IPSE Grows across the Nation
By Cate Weir, M.Ed. The historical growth of inclusive post-secondary education (IPSE) options nationally has been slow, but a grassroots effort has led the way since the late 1990s. Before the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, IPSE programs were started by a mom or a dad who wanted a...

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Designing Accessibility

Designing Accessibility
By H.M. Cauley After much anticipation, the Atlanta Braves opened the gates to their new stadium this spring, and the venue has drawn oohs and aahs from fans and concert-goers alike. It’s also gotten rave reviews from Dominic Marinelli, a resident of Buffalo who played a special role in...

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Creating Sustainable Change

Creating Sustainable Change
In Making a Difference Winter 2017, we previously covered Real Communities Partnerships which create welcoming and inclusive communities where people of all abilities are valued equally and are active participants in making life better for everyone. Through a circle and collaborative approach,...

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