One of the most simple ways to normalize difference is exposure. These are some of our favorite books that talk about differences – sometimes with disability in the forefront and sometimes just general differences as a backdrop.Read More >>
Brave. I used to think people were brave in only the heroic sense. Grand acts. But now I realize that we all make brave choices, little ones, almost every day. These little acts of bravery may seem so inconsequential that we don't even notice our own courage.Read More >>
Gwendolyn’s life taught me to be grateful. To look for the slivers of hope. When everything is crumbling you hold on to any morsel you can. And, even when the worst comes to fruition, there can be gifts within.
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We are so excited to tell you about our plans for Gwendolyn’s legacy project — the first fully inclusive playground in Santa Barbara County! Not only will this space be accessible for all to play, our vision is a whimsical playground unlike anything in this community to spark curiosity and...Read More >>
Thank you, Ms. Van Wickle, for remembering Gwendolyn so well. For sharing her life and legacy with such pride and grace. For loving her and for seeing her. We know she loved you and blossomed because of you and the inclusive classroom you created.Read More >>