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The Impact of I.D.E.A. for Students With Disabilities and Education Equality: 40 Years Later

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

Since 1975, I.D.E.A. was created to provide individuals with any learning, mental and/or physical disabilities equal access to education, protection under the law from harassment and discrimination, and self-sufficiency skills for independence in their post-educational lives.

Joy Resmovits

This Is How The White House Wants To Improve Education For Incarcerated Students With Disabilities

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

The federal government is putting prisons on notice, reminding them that incarcerated students with disabilities are legally entitled to the same righ...

Joy Resmovits

This Is How The White House Hopes To Improve Education For Incarcerated Students With Disabilities

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

The federal government is putting prisons on notice, reminding them that incarcerated students with disabilities are legally entitled to the same righ...

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

What Happens To Your Brain When You're Having A Brilliant Idea

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 11.13.2014 | World

French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin famously once said, “I shut my eyes in order to see,” meaning he shut out the rest of the world to c...

3 Reasons Why All Entrepreneurs Deserve Silicon Valley Access

Shea Tate-Di Donna | Posted 10.18.2014 | Technology
Shea Tate-Di Donna

Even with the growing interest in entrepreneurship, we must actively work to foster it, as it is critical to our success as a society and as an economy.

Is Idea, Execution or Timing Most Important for Success?

Kevin Siskar | Posted 10.11.2014 | Business
Kevin Siskar

Imagine not just the idea, but ask yourself if it is the right time and then make your plan to execute on it. You need the right blend of idea, timing and execution to make a successful idea manifest itself in the world.

Abuse Against Disabled Children -- Courts Allow It

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 09.14.2014 | Education
Shayna A. Pitre

Some people support corporal punishment in schools. These people think physical discipline is the only discipline that works on some children. However, virtually everyone can agree physical discipline should not be used against disabled children.

Joy Resmovits

How Both Parties Are Failing Students With Disabilities

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Educational funding for students with disabilities became the subject of yet another heated partisan argument with no resolution at a budget hearing T...

Gifted+Learning Disabled = No Desk For You, Says New Study

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Education
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

We all celebrate our 2e heroes once they accomplish something great.They all needed accommodation, though many did not receive them. We do not need our 2e children to be famous, but we do need them to get the assistance they need to do well in school, and further to bring their talents to bare.

Why Most People Fail to Cash in On Their Dream Idea

Marty Zwilling | Posted 05.22.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

A better question than asking about the quality of an idea, is asking about the quality of your plan to cash in on the idea.

The 10 Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 02.19.2014 | Small Business
MaryEllen Tribby

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things! Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money.

The New 3D Strategy: The Secret to Your Future Success

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

We all have the same 24 hours in a day -- no more, no less. So why is it that we sometimes feel that we should accomplish 28 hours' worth of tasks in a single day?

DIY Diplomacy? IKEA Considering West Bank Location

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 07.18.2013 | World

Swedish retail giant IKEA is reportedly in talks to open a store in the West Bank, which would make it one of only a handful of global businesses with...

What Was the Most Important Thing People Learned in the 20th Century?

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Robert Fuller

Because untold suffering has been licensed by presumed superiority, my nominee for the most important takeaway from the 20th century is the hard-won realization that applying the superior/inferior distinction to persons or peoples is specious.

You've Just Had a Brilliant Idea...

Adda Birnir | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Adda Birnir

There is nothing as exciting as the spark of a new idea. On goes that lightbulb and your head fills with a hundred and one ways that this new app / feature / website will be the NEXT. BIG. THING. Ok Edison, your next step is to get the idea out of your head and onto paper.

What Is Good Design?

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.26.2011 | Business
Soren Petersen

When enough people identify with and vote by means of purchasing power on a design philosophy, a design trend is created and a strong trend becomes the prevailing taste.

Federal Aid to the Schools -- Wasteful or Helpful?

Jack Jennings | Posted 06.21.2011 | Education
Jack Jennings

The proportion of students who are the focus of federal aid is growing. Thus, we should reconfirm our commitment to bringing about greater equity in education.

Dispatches On Democracy: Experts Nationwide Voice Thoughts On Education Equality

Isaac Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Isaac Graves

While democracy is taught, students are not given an opportunity to authentically practice democracy. What must education be to become democratic?
 Voices from around the country.


Open Letter to Governor Jerry Brown: On Budget Cuts and the Lanterman Act

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chantal Sicile-Kira

What is the point of a Lanterman Act -- which is civil rights legislation for those with developmental disabilities -- if there are no monies to enact and protect these civil rights?

Choosing the Right Fitness Trainer: How to Take Out the Guesswork

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

How much thought you put into hiring a contractor for your house, a CPA for your taxes or a doctor for your health? You probably feel more peace of m...

Do Lap Dances and Humiliation Treat ADHD -- and Should Public Schools Pay?

Maia Szalavitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maia Szalavitz

The stories of psychological abuse coming out of Mount Bachelor Academy are every bit as bad as I have heard from teens and parents at chains of programs that have far worse reputations.