Professional Says... By Colleen F. Tomko (2000)
What do parents really hear? What can professionals do to bridge the
Inclusion, it's not for everyone?
By Colleen F. Tomko
Defining inclusion and looking at who or what determines who should
Pain in the
Assessment By Colleen F. Tomko
A different look at assessments, and their use. A must read for
anyone doing standardized testing.
Don't Bring Happiness By Colleen F. Tomko
Teaching isolated skills verses striving for "quality of life"
Perspective of the Needs of a Child with a Disability By Colleen
Accepting children for who they are, and the importance of meeting
Therapy By Colleen F. Tomko
A look at how, where, when and what skills are taught to children
Programs: A Parable By Michael McCarthy
The history of providing services and supports, and insight from the
perspective of an individual with disability.
The roles of professionals in the lives of children with
disabilities and their families.
Building a Life
Long Vision: Where do Professionals Fit in? By Colleen F.
Providing services based on the child's and family's vision for the