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SIP & Sam Inclusion Coffee Talk lifts the voices of the disability community to challenge the current system and inspire change makers that are empowered to take action in creating inclusive communities rooted in belonging. If you are committed to being an inclusion ally this podcast is for you!
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In this episode we speak to filmmaker, agitator, and social justice activist Amanda Lukoff. Amanda speaks from the sibling perspective of having a sister with a disability. Amanda shares how this experience empowered her to disrupt the use of the “The R- Word” by creating a feature film that unravels the history and lasting effects of this word. Learn more about Amanda and her film here:

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SIP & Sam Inclusion Coffee Talk hosts (Sam Drazin from Changing Perspectives and Janelle Mercado from the Supporting Inclusive Practices Project) sit down with disability and social justice activist Emily Ladau for a stimulating conversation about ableism and the way in which disability is perceived in society today.

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A collaborative conversation addressing barriers and innovative practices to inclusive programming. In today’s episode Janelle Mercado, Coordinator of the Supporting Inclusive Practices Project will be speaking with Sam Drazin, Executive Director of Changing Perspectives to follow up from an amazing series of professional learning presented by Sam. For those of you who might have missed it, you can catch the recorded webinars on our SIP resource webpage at The questions that we will discuss were asked by attendees of the professional learning event.

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Featured Inclusive Practice - UDL

UDL is an education framework based on decades of neuroscience research and is endorsed by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This framework is being adopted by teachers, schools, and districts around the globe and is considered best practice for teaching ALL students in an inclusive learning environment. UDL empowers both teachers and students by putting students in charge of their own learning.

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