Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance #EducateSesame Street

It has recently been announced that Sesame Street intends to partner with Autism Speaks to create programming for children, which is definitely not a positive move for reducing stigma for Autistic people. Please sign and share this petition urging Sesame Street to reconsider this partnership, in favour of an organization that is inclusive of Autistic people and exclusive of negative stigma.

Autism Speaks tells my child, my students and their families that Autistic people are a burden, an epidemic, and a tragedy. I hope Sesame Street will look deeper… because this needs to be ended. I hope they will shift their partnership to an organization that includes Autistic people and supports them and their families with acceptance, and a strength-based perspective. It is important they end their partnership with Autism Speaks, so that they continue to support and celebrate the diversity that has always been a hallmark of acceptance on Sesame Street.

And what might be an alternative you ask???

There are organizations like The Autism Women’s Network, ASAN, and PACLA, that are run by and/or inclusive of Autistic voice and are working to support Autistic people within a framework of acceptance.

Earlier this spScreen shot 2014-04-13 at 8.10.42 PMring, PACLA  (Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance) published the first issue of a wonderful new magazine, which is a beautiful example of what is possible when Autistic people are viewed from a perspective of acceptance that is not seeking to stigmatize disability.

And everybody is reading it.

And it is not expensive.

In fact it is free, and you can get a copy to peruse and enjoy and share with others right here.

The magazine is an informative publication and a much-needed resource: “In this issue, you will read a lot about what acceptance really means. It is intentional, it is a learning process for most of us, and it is absolutely worth it because our Autistic children deserve nothing less.”

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And c’mon… everybody and their Frog is reading it!!

KermitReadsPACLAMAG.jpgAnd finally… if you haven’t already, please sign and share this petition urging Sesame Street to reconsider their partnership with AS, in favour of an organization that is inclusive of Autistic people and exclusive of negative stigma.

This post was originally published in a slightly different format as: Everybody and their Frog: Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance. It has been republished in support of the #EducateSesame Flashblog.

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Why a teacher??? #thisismystrikepay #BCTF

Today on the picket lines, my colleagues and I were approached by a woman with two adorable dogs. I asked permission to take a picture of her sweet basset hound to use on social media in support of the strike.

She immediately agreed and was delightfully supportive of us teachers and what we are trying to achieve.

As we chatted, focused on getting the dog and one of our picket signs to align in the photo, she suddenly looked up at me… and then simultaneously hugged me as she queried, “OMG – Ms. Kelley?!?” 

She recognized me…

I taught her son, Ty, when he was in Grade 2…

I immediately remembered him…

I somehow even pulled his last name out of my teacher hat…

She reminded me of the Circus Show movie I made with that class (as I did with many of my classes) and how we made it look like her boy was shot out of a cannon.  We subtly <sarcasm> created a stunt double with a plasticine figure on a piece of wire for the part where he was blasting across the room. It was very high-tech…

If I recall correctly, Ty may also have been the Ring Master in our film.

These films were a hoot. I had an old, very heavy VHS camera, upon which I had to edit the film as we were recording. And though our special effects may have been a little sketchy, my primary classes and I recorded circus shows and fairy tales and such, where every child in my class had a role and was a star. I suppose I was director, producer, camera person, crowd-control, and pied piper, but the kids were stars and we worked together make the sets and the costumes and plan the shows. Sometimes the camera was shaking because I was laughing so hard, and Ty’s mom told me that I can be heard laughing on the recording of that year’s movie project.

After we were done we would invite the students’ families to our Premier, and then I painstakingly copied a video for every student. And truth be told, today is not the first time I have heard that one of these videos is still a treasured relic from a primary school past.

I am so grateful that Ty’s mom shared with me the impact I had on her son and how the experience of being accepted shaped his feelings about himself. This kid was a live-wire and needed time and assurance, and I spent many-a-day at the end of class talking with this parent and working out strategies with her to positively support the development of her child.

That is what we do as teachers.

We change lives…

Sometimes with little things…

Or in ways we may never see…

I needed this reminder.

I am a facilitator, conflict management negotiator, counselor, confidant, cheer leader, researcher, social worker, shoe tier, lunch maker, firm reliable guide, band-aid provider, crossing guard, co-learner, reader, curriculum organizer and creator, equipment demonstrator, actress, singer, poet, comedian, furniture mover, artist, dream giver, hot lunch distributor, role model, political and human rights activist, cartoonist, tear wiper, scientist, sociologist, puppeteer, group dynamics expert, leader, writer, eraser provider, story-teller, advocate, opportunity creator, inclusionist, supporter of diversity, bridge builder, pied piper…

… I am a teacher!

What a treat it was to meet this parent from so many years ago…

And to hear about this little blonde boy, Ty, who is 26 now…

He is getting married this summer… and they are showing the movie at the reception!

This is my strike pay!

Hound.jpg* A final note: It is of critical importance to understand that 18 years ago, when I taught the class that Ty was in, my class size was usually between 18-20 students, and I had the time to pay attention to each child, and take on projects that stretched all of us to our creative limits. This was prior to 2002, when the language for class size and composition was still in our contract. I am so appreciative of the lovely interaction today with Ty’s mom, that has me thinking back on all the amazing child-centred learning and projects that I was able to undertake with my students. I am renewed in my conviction that we need to continue to fight return class size and composition language to our contracts, and to take a stand to protect public education.

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© Leah Kelley, Thirty Days of Autism (2014)

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Cross Words… Creative on the lines! #BCTF

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Screen shot 2014-06-23 at 10.51.35 AMToday we got creative on the lines, vented a little with some cross words, and made up this cool puzzle to share with our colleagues.

Here is a link in PDF format: https://crosswordlabs.com/pdf/teacher-strike-2014

I will post the answers later in the week…

Rail on!!

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Not alone… #BCTF #BCFED #TeachersStrike

BCFEDRally2.jpgBCFEDRally1.jpgYesterday evening, along with other members of my district’s local, I went to the BC Federation of Labour’s rally in Vancouver to support the BCTF and it was heartening to see the support from so many unions and members of the public.

I wanted to get these up and published earlier… but I am sooo not a morning person and my 5:30 am strike duty is really taking me for a ride.

I simply don’t have eloquent words today… so perhaps I’ll once again extend appreciation to those who are standing in Solidarity with the BCTF in BC and beyond, and trust the photos speak for themselves…

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BCFEDRally4.jpgBCFedRally5.jpgBCFedRally6.jpgBCFedRally8.jpgBCFedRally9.jpgBCFedRally10.jpg BCFedRally11.jpgBCFedRally12.jpgAlong with the other teachers in British Columbia, I am taking a stand for my son, and other students like him (and those who are not) and for the future of Public Education in our Province… and we are not alone!

Solidarity!

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Chalk on the line…. #thisismystrikepay

This is what happens when you put a doodler like me on the strike line…

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Appreciation to the people who brought us goodies and/or had words of support today. We are walking the line to protect public education and ensure the support that is needed is there for students like my son… and for every child…

The kindness being extended to us on the picket line, in the community, and through social media is a strong indication that we are not alone.

_________________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to promote social understanding and offer a glimpse into the perspectives of those whose lives are touched by Autism.

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Minecraft and Autistic Pride

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Time is passing slowly for H today…

He is watching the clock…

He is waiting for 4:00, when it has been arranged that he will hang out via Skype and play Minecraft with his friend B♥…

And perhaps her little sister…

I anticipate that he will show her the project he has working on for the last little while.  It is sitting on the coffee table, seemingly perched with the same eager excitement and barely contained anticipation as H.

He is proud of what he has created and this is a wonderful thing to see and support.

Last year for Autistic Pride Day, H shared, “I am proud of my inventive mind!”

This year he is proud to share his design and creation…

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1…2…3… Magic!! Christy Clark needs a time out!! #BCTF

Leah Kelley:

This post is from 2 years ago (March 2012) so some of the numbers will have shifted and changed, but sadly the situation for my son and others like him remains the same.

Our students are still getting less than they deserve…

Christy Clark still needs that Time out!!

And the teachers and families of BC will rail on!!

Originally posted on Thirty Days of Autism:

87%… That is the result. I sit tonight on the brink of an abyss of sorts… and I stare into the darkness – with unknown demons on the move.It sounds like the setting for some cool video game that H would love – but this is no game. This is real life.

I pride myself on my self-regulation ability. I can keep my cool in the most stressful and tenuous of situations. I sometimes blow off some steam out of sight or earshot of others, or may perhaps write a scathing letter that will never be sent. My attitude generally has been when the going gets tough… it means there is work to be done.

This time however – I think I need to let fly and post about what I am feeling. My chest is tight… I am angry and frustrated and tired of the rhetoric. Our…

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99 years… Updating Solidarity Forever #thisismystrikepay #BCTF

Today I am rewriting the lyrics to Solidarity Forever – 99 years after they were penned. I will be singing this at our Study Session and Rally on Monday.

Solidarity Forever: Ralph Chaplin (1915)

Lyrics updated by Leah Kelley (2014)

When the union’s inspiration through the workers’ blood shall run,
There can be no power greater anywhere beneath the sun;
Yet what force on earth is weaker than the feeble strength of one,
But the union makes us strong.

CHORUS:
Solidarity forever,
Solidarity forever,
Solidarity forever,
For the union makes us strong.

Is there aught we hold common in the fight for workers’ rights,
Who would lash us into serfdom and would crush us with his might?
Is there anything left to us but to organize and fight?
For the union makes us strong.

It is we who plowed the prairies; built the cities where they trade;
Dug the mines and built the workshops, endless miles of railroad laid;
Now we stand outcast and starving midst the wonders we have made;
But the union makes us strong.

Our communities and classrooms and the places we call home,                                             Where we laid the wide foundations; built it skyward stone by stone.
It is ours, not to slave in, but to master and to own.
While the union makes us strong.

They have taken untold millions that they never toiled to earn,
But without our brain and muscle not a single wheel can turn.
We’ll fight to put those millions back to help our students learn
And the union makes us strong.

In our hands is placed a power greater than their hoarded gold,                                           With the futures of our children magnified a thousand-fold.
We can fight to bring the language back from contract days of old                                          For the union makes us strong.

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H in 2002 – a student who needs support!! Rail on!!

_________________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to promote social understanding and offer a glimpse into the perspectives of those whose lives are touched by Autism.

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Deconstruction by Design: A visual history of the Liberal attack on education

The following are some of my drawings and whatnot over the past few (okay… 27) years of weathering the BC Liberal Government’s attack on public education… interspersed with information about the BCTF’s bargaining history. The cartoons I’ve included have all been previously published in my local union newsletter.

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I completed the Professional Development Program at SFU and began my teaching career in 1987, the same year that full collective-bargaining rights for teachers were finally achieved.

“…teachers negotiated a full set of terms including: class size, duty-free lunch, fair personnel practice, professional development rights, and a healthy salary increase. In the many negotiations that followed, hundreds of negotiations were concluded without reference to strikes or lockouts. Where necessary, teachers did undertake job action in the face of school boards’ acting unfairly in the negotiating process.” Al Cornes (Teacher Newsmagazine, Volume 13, Number 7, May/June 2001)

 

"We don't need no education..." Leah Kelley, 2001 (Pink Floyd Brick in the Wall Parody)

“We don’t need no education…” Leah Kelley, 2001 (Pink Floyd Brick in the Wall Parody)

In 2001, the B.C. Liberal Party’s plan to make education an essential service was designed to strip away the right to strike for some of our members and to weaken our collective.

This additionally served to reduce the employer’s incentive to bargain during a labour dispute.

Our contract language was stripped and the conditions and supports that had we had achieved in 1987 were gutted.

 

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“Contract Stripping” Leah Kelley, 2001

At that time, Christy Clark (our current Premier) was the Minster of Education

“Lil’ Christy” Leah Kelley, 2002

“Lil’ Christy” Leah Kelley, 2002

Text reads: Lil’ Christy: “Choice, Flexibility, Accountability”

“My goal is to provide a vulture to every school aged child”

Text on packaging includes: “Pull the string to hear the rhetoric.”

“All proceeds to be donated to the Fraser Institute”

Text below image reads: “Purchase your own virtual Minister action figure. It cuts, it chops, and it makes a mockery of teachers and can destroy public education with a single stoke of a pen. Yours to own and control for a mere $200,000,000. (Some assembly required – silver bullet and Vulture System sold separately)”

It was obvious that the government had a corporate agenda for the public education system of British Columbia. There was talk of a voucher system to provide “flexibility” for families wanting to educate their children in the private system.

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“I thought you said Vulture!!!” Leah Kelley, 2002

 

Text reads: “Oh @*!!$!! Gord, I thought you said ‘Vulture’ not ‘Voucher’…”

 

Text below drawing reads: “After painting them pink and trying to pass them off as short legged flamingos (a pretty bird that all children love) Christy’s Vulture system was ready to be set into action. She longed for the Flexibility achieved by providing a vulture to every school aged child.”

 

 

In 2002 H went to his first political rally in support of public education on the shoulders of his daddy. He has a button on his hat  from the BCTF and an additional one that I made for him…

H and Craig at a Supporting Public Education Rally, 2002

“It’s about time… Campbell thought of my future…” H and Craig at a Supporting Public Education Rally, 2002

I didn’t realize at the time that it would be so prophetic a statement. Many children like my son, struggle in our classrooms and schools due to a lack of resources and capacity to meet their needs.

"Its about time... Campbell thought of my future..." H and Craig at a Supporting Public Education Rally, 2002

“It’s about time… Campbell thought of my future…” H and Craig at a Rally Supporting Public Education, 2002

Ultimately, the Liberal Government, reduced the teacher shortage with ‘a single stroke of a pen’  by increasing class sizes and imposing a contract that stripped our agreement of its hard-won gains…

"The Child Centred Classroom" Leah Kelley, 2001 (LOTR Ruination of Isengard Parody)

“The Child Centred Classroom” Leah Kelley, 2002 (LOTR Ruination of Isengard Parody)

Here is a close up from the image above… showing Clark and Campbell (the Premier at that time). My likeness is represented as the primary teacher schooling the masses – sadly like Saruman churning out the ork army. 

"Clark and Campbell in Isengard") Leah Kelley, 2002

“Clark and Campbell in Isengard” Leah Kelley, 2002

Sometime during the next few years the Liberal Provincial Government ended a program where every school library had a grant of $200.00/year to buy books written by British Columbian authors.

"Here's your book - Good Luck" Leah Kelley,

“Here’s your book – Good Luck” Leah Kelley, 2004

This was replaced by a program where a particular book was selected each year and was purchased for every kindergarten child. Yes… every child got the same book. I can imagine that the selected authors likely made a good financial gain for that one year… but school libraries, their young readers, and the unselected BC authors lost a worthwhile program.

In 2005 we were again in contract negotiations…

Things hadn’t gotten better…

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“Anatomy of a Minister of Education” Leah Kelley, 2003

This poem is from 2005… when the BC Teacher’s Federation strike was deemed illegal by a government who has continued to manipulate the law in their favour and ignore it when it better suits their agenda.

I recall that there was almost a year wait for the court date for the trial of serial murderer, Robert Pickton, yet the Supreme Court was somehow able to convene on the Thanksgiving weekend for the Madam Justice to order the BCTF’s return to work.

We walked out anyway… for 2 weeks… to protect public education and teaching/learning conditions… and to protect our right to bargain a collective agreement.

Since then the government’s actions such as the ripping up of our contracts have been deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of Canada…

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I haven’t done much in the way of cartooning over the past few years. To be honest, I find it disheartening that these drawings are all still so pointedly relevant… and it doesn’t really drive me or inspire me to create anything new…

In the interim, I have shifted my focus to supporting social justice and human rights issues within the disability community, and promoting and amplifying the voices and perspectives of Autistic people to build understanding and acceptance of neurodiversity…

But I am a teacher

and

I  am  the  BCTF!

And the work we do matters a great deal…

And this is from today…

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_________________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to promote social understanding and offer a glimpse into the perspectives of those whose lives are touched by Autism.

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I am a Greedy Teacher #bctf #bced

I am a greedy teacher…

I want more than I currently have, a lot more. I don’t think that I should have to apologize for that. You see I have a son that will need help in school. He will need one-on-one attention, and a speech pathologist. I am so greedy that I am willing to walk out on strike and potentially lose over $4000 because he isn’t the only one.

I am a greedy teacher. I work in an alternate school and teach students with behavioural and mental health issues, high anxiety, ESL, Learning Disabilities, and drug problems. I have seen all of the teachers I work with struggle to make decisions as to who should get testing and who shouldn’t, since access is limited. I am so greedy that I am willing to sacrifice my strike pay to make sure that they get what they deserve when it comes to service.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that I believe a raise that is in line with cost-of-living is something everyone is entitled to. I am so greedy that I believe this even after being legislated back and taking 0% for almost 3 years (and potentially a 4th) for fighting to protect the rights of students learning conditions, that are illegally being stripped away by a Neo-Liberal government. I am so greedy that as I watch my profession get trashed in the media, and assaulted by many of the parents who have entrusted me to protect their children, I still keep fighting for their rights. I am so greedy I sacrifice my ability to bargain for a fair wage because the government wants a lower wage offer in order to start to negotiate class size and composition and when we give them one they still refuse to negotiate on “key issues.”

I am a greedy teacher. I want the government to tell the truth. Peter Fassbender goes on Global and states that the government has been at the table ready to negotiate 24/7 since last June. Then maybe he can explain why, after threatening our benefits the government wanted to take from April 30th – May 26th away from the table and the BCTF had to use precious negotiating time to try to convince them to come back for May 6th, 7th and 8th. I am so greedy that I think that the fact the government agreed to come back by the 12th, and waste 2 weeks, is ridiculous.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that I would rather believe Dr. David Zyngier who did a comprehensive review of 112 research papers, written between 1979-2014 discussing the effect of class size. I would rather believe the 109 research papers that argue smaller class sizes are better for students than the 3 that argue it’s not. I am so guilty that I would rather believe UBC education professors Dr. E. Wayne Ross and Dr. Charles Ungerleider who study curriculum, pedagogy, class size and composition, sociology in education and policy research, and state the government is wrong about class size, rather than Peter Fassbender who read a few research papers and the one OECD report he quotes the most, he misrepresents.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that I don’t think that “below average” funding is good enough for the children of British Columbia. I am so greedy that despite “below average” funding I have still managed to give my students one of the best educations in the world. I am so greedy that I managed to do this by buying supplies with money out of my own pocket. I am so greedy that I am constantly searching for new technology and software that I can use to engage my students and efficiently facilitate learning, for different learning styles, and then realize it will have to wait because the money isn’t in the budget.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that when the government locked me out of my own school and docked me 10% pay for fulfilling my contractual obligation I stopped doing extracurricular activity. I am so greedy that instead of coaching, running plays, facilitating environmental clubs, etc… I took my VOLUNTEER time and went home and played with my kids instead.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that I think that the government should increase the corporate tax rate that they have been cutting since they got into power. I am so greedy that I don’t believe I should have to pay more tax than a multi-billion dollar corporation that has not created the jobs that the Liberals corporate tax cuts promised. I am so greedy that I believe all corporate tax cuts should be incentive based and not handed out until the jobs are created, not before. In legislature, when discussing BC’s weakened finances and loss of revenue Christy Clark admitted, “It just doesn’t add up.” I am so greedy that I think we should have a government that will admit it when they get things wrong and fix it.

I am a greedy teacher. So greedy that I think the government should prioritize public education and healthcare above a new roof on BC place, or LNG projects. I am so greedy that I think that the government spending money on students is a better investment than a retractable roof that rarely opens. I am so greedy that I believe the government should not make promises, about BC’s economy, based on a gamble with LNG and a lot of “coulds” and “maybes.”

I am a greedy teacher. I want for all students what Christy Clark obviously wants for her own son. I am so greedy that I want Christy Clark to come on TV and tell the people of British Columbia that she chose private school for her son because she wanted him to have smaller classes and more one-on-one time. I am so greedy that I want her to explain why she finds it necessary to spend over $18,000 a year of the money tax payers pay her to put her son in a school that promises classes no bigger than 26 and senior electives no bigger than 16, when over 30 students in a class with 4 or more special needs students is just fine for everyone else.

I am a greedy teacher because I want more, and I want better. I want more for my own children, I want more for the students of British Columbia, I want more of my taxes to be reinvested into the province not into private corporations’ pockets, and I want a better government that cares more about the people of the province on all socio-economic levels.

If being greedy means not being complacent, I am proud to be greedy. In fact I teach my students to be greedy, to not settle. In the words of Maureen Dowd, a columnist for the New York Times, “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”

Andrew Turner

Appreciation to my colleague and fellow BC teacher, Andrew Turner, for allowing me to share his spectacular post. You can find Andrew on twitter @turnerwoodart  and I encourage you to check out his very cool and creative fb page Turner Wood Art.

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Originally posted by Andrew Turner:

 

_________________________________________________________ 30 Days of Autism is a project designed to promote social understanding and offer a glimpse into the perspectives of those whose lives are touched by Autism.

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