Inclusive Education Resources

Once your child is in school, how do you know what you should expect?  Sometimes problems arise.  Where do you go for advice? There are several made-in-Manitoba documents that exist to help parents know what to expect from their child’s school, and how to effectively resolve problems that arise. A Parent’s Guide to Inclusive Education – Community Living Manitoba Community […]

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THIS Conference – Universal Design for Learning

Interested in inclusive education?  Here’s a unique opportunity for you this summer! The Manitoba Alliance for Universal Design for Learning (MAUDeL) is hosting its second conference to explore what inclusive education can look like, and to support teachers, educators, and other community members in their efforts to create inclusive schools. For teachers new to UDL, they are also offering a Summer Institute […]

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Share Your School Story!

We’re almost a third of the way into the school year, and it’s the season for IEP meetings, first report cards, and parent-teacher interviews. It’s a great time to encourage one another.  What’s going right?  How is your child’s school and teacher working to make sure that your child feels that they belong, are safe, and are valued in their […]

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Home Schooling Your Child With Autism

Adapted with permission from an article by Caitlin Wray, originally shared in the Facebook group Autism Manitoba – For Parents and Caregivers.   There are many reasons why families decide to home school.  There are also many misconceptions about homeschooling as well.  What follows is meant to be a starting point for parents thinking about home schooling their children. Please […]

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A Winning School Year

“Winning isn’t everything – it’s the only thing.” — Vince Lombardi For parents, having a school experience that works for our kids is the equivalent of “winning.” That’s especially true for parents of children with disabilities – we are aware of their vulnerability, and we often feel pressure to help them grow as quickly as possible. There’s been lots of […]

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