100 episodes

Disability rights is the next frontier in civil rights. We believe education is the key to building an inclusive society and ensuring that all students are given an equal opportunity.

The Inclusive Education Project Podcast, hosted by Special Education and Civil Rights attorneys, Amanda Selogie and Vickie Brett, offers a fresh, smart perspective on what it takes to truly make our educational systems and communities inclusive.

Tune in each week as Amanda and Vickie share insight on topics ranging from education reform to advocating for equal rights for all students, and participating in modern activism. This show will also offer user-friendly resources to help you and your family navigate the educational playing field.

Inclusive Education Project (IEP) Podcast Amanda Selogie and Vickie Brett: Special Education and Civil Rights Attorne

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    • 4.8 • 61 Ratings

Disability rights is the next frontier in civil rights. We believe education is the key to building an inclusive society and ensuring that all students are given an equal opportunity.

The Inclusive Education Project Podcast, hosted by Special Education and Civil Rights attorneys, Amanda Selogie and Vickie Brett, offers a fresh, smart perspective on what it takes to truly make our educational systems and communities inclusive.

Tune in each week as Amanda and Vickie share insight on topics ranging from education reform to advocating for equal rights for all students, and participating in modern activism. This show will also offer user-friendly resources to help you and your family navigate the educational playing field.

    Exciting News on the Inclusive Apps Front with Zafer Elcik

    Exciting News on the Inclusive Apps Front with Zafer Elcik

    With more school closures and changes in quarantine guidelines, there is not much consistency across school districts right now. This timely episode covers more ways to have access to technology and appropriate apps for students of all ages with special needs. Join us to learn more!

    Zafer Elcik is the co-founder of Otsimo, a platform that provides inclusive apps for students across the world for early and intensive education, communication, and speech.

    • 19 min
    Challenging the Established Structure for ALL Kids with Kurt Schneider and Suzanne Sands

    Challenging the Established Structure for ALL Kids with Kurt Schneider and Suzanne Sands

    TrueNorth finds ways to deliver services to all students in new and different ways based on what the research says: that there are better outcomes when kids are together in schools. Kurt and Suzanne will share why their approach is working and how the transformational work of TrueNorth has impacted the broader educational community.

    • 35 min
    Taking a Closer Look at the Staffing Shortage

    Taking a Closer Look at the Staffing Shortage

    Welcome to 2022 and a brand-new episode of the Inclusive Education Project podcast! 

    As we enter the spring semester (and year THREE of the pandemic!), we’re hearing a lot more noise about the teacher and support staff shortage, so we’ll be exploring that, as well as sharing strategies on how to make it all as painless as possible.

    We hope you join us!

    • 30 min
    Self-Care in the Classroom with Kayland Lamar

    Self-Care in the Classroom with Kayland Lamar

    Our guest today describes herself as a “veteran educator, survivor of burnout, and a self-care advocate.”

    Kayland Lamar coaches educators on self-care practices and boundary-setting in the classroom. If a healthy work-life balance and proactive personal wellness habits seem out of reach for you, then you will definitely want to listen to the tips that Kayland has to share with us, for the classroom and beyond.

    Kayland Lamar is a high school science teacher who loves her job and loves her students!

    • 26 min
    Disability Awareness and Inclusion with Diana Pastora Carson

    Disability Awareness and Inclusion with Diana Pastora Carson

    Today’s guest is Diana Pastora Carson, a self-described sibling advocate and a big fan of her brother, Joaquin, who spent 15 years of his life in an institution. Joaquin’s family fought for three years to bring him home, and he fully supports and endorses the way Diana shares their family story. 

    Join us for a closer look at disability awareness and how inclusion in the classroom can benefit every student.

    • 32 min
    Empowering Parents: A Conversation with The Childhood Collective

    Empowering Parents: A Conversation with The Childhood Collective

    We’re excited to bring you this great conversation with Mallory, Katie, and Lori from The Childhood Collective.

    Mallory, Katie, and Lori all have experience working with neurodiverse kids.

    Once families receive a diagnosis, they often feel underprepared to know how to parent their kids. This is where The Childhood Collective comes in, helping parents on their journey after diagnosis by providing resources and follow-up.

    Stay tuned for some wonderful insights!

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

megan@podcastingyou ,

Incredible Content!

Amanda and Vickie do such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!

Jen Zash/ Mindful Mama ,

Amazing women & incredible podcast!!

What an amazing gift these women are to the world of special education. I’m a 20-year school psychologist & I’m a huge supporter!

KarenW-Mompreneur ,

Educational Informative Inspiring

Vickie and Amanda clearly have a passion for empowering and inspiring parents and advocating for changes in education that serve ALL students. As a fellow podcaster who works with neurodiverse learners, I was thrilled to find this podcast. It is a terrific resource for parents, educators and all who envision a more inclusive and innovative approach to education and special education.

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