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Ability, Disability, Diversability<br />IDEA and Vocational Ed: lessons from the short bus<br />
Inspiration for the topic<br />Professional colleague reveals ADHD diagnosis<br />Jonathan Mooney and the Short Bus (video...
Ability<br />Capable of doing something<br />Tackle a task<br />Complete a competency<br /> Acquire a skill<br />Equated w...
Disability<br />To disqualify legally<br />Render incapable<br />Equated with abnormal<br />Focus on differences<br />Shor...
Diversability<br />Lacks formal definition<br />Talents rather than the lack of talent recognized<br />Differences are cel...
Vocational Education and working toward strengths<br />Hands-on<br />Out-of-the-box strategies such as co-op<br />Going be...
The many faces of “disabled”, “in-able”, “unable”<br />You will be surprised!<br />(Ed Rev “faces of success’ video clip)<...
Time for a change!<br />IDEA<br />FAPE<br />IEP<br />Self-determination Jason Kauffman’s story<br />Transition<br />Help, ...
Resources for “the rest of us”<br />Delar Singh’s Web resources for Special Education<br />http://www.askjan.org job resou...
Closing remarks from Jonathan Mooney<br />The End<br />
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  1. 1. Ability, Disability, Diversability<br />IDEA and Vocational Ed: lessons from the short bus<br />
  2. 2. Inspiration for the topic<br />Professional colleague reveals ADHD diagnosis<br />Jonathan Mooney and the Short Bus (video clip)<br />Famous people you never dreamed were “limited” or “disabled”<br />We really are far more similar than different<br />10/31/2010<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Ability<br />Capable of doing something<br />Tackle a task<br />Complete a competency<br /> Acquire a skill<br />Equated with “normal”<br />10/31/2010<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Disability<br />To disqualify legally<br />Render incapable<br />Equated with abnormal<br />Focus on differences<br />Short bus mentality<br />(video clip #2 I’m special)<br />10/31/2010<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Diversability<br />Lacks formal definition<br />Talents rather than the lack of talent recognized<br />Differences are celebrated<br />Attitude of inclusion rather than exclusion in society<br />Person no longer defined by the inability or different ability<br />Unique contributions of all are recognized<br />(Mooney video clip The short bus part 1)<br />10/31/2010<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Vocational Education and working toward strengths<br />Hands-on<br />Out-of-the-box strategies such as co-op<br />Going beyond and looking beyond what you see<br />Kevin Choate’s story about the white coat<br />You could save a life or at least someone’s self-esteem!<br />10/31/2010<br />6<br />
  7. 7. The many faces of “disabled”, “in-able”, “unable”<br />You will be surprised!<br />(Ed Rev “faces of success’ video clip)<br />Who surprised you most? Does “disability” really fit theses people?<br />Who will surprise you most in your classroom?......<br />10/31/2010<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Time for a change!<br />IDEA<br />FAPE<br />IEP<br />Self-determination Jason Kauffman’s story<br />Transition<br />Help, I’m not a special-ed teacher!<br />10/31/2010<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Resources for “the rest of us”<br />Delar Singh’s Web resources for Special Education<br />http://www.askjan.org job resources for “disabled” persons seeking employment<br />Cosdonline.org employers seeking “disabled” workers<br />Dol.gov special section for ADA and special employment issues, statistics, education<br />Katie Martucci on campus help for PSU <br />students with special needs<br />10/31/2010<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Closing remarks from Jonathan Mooney<br />The End<br />
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