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E-Soccer and SJ Earthquakes Lunch

E-Soccer has become far more than I ever imagined when it began in a dusty field with 8 kids. Because of our expansion to other cities and countries nearly 1000 kids participate. This means typical and special needs children play together and become friends. Our work has expanded because important organizations like the Earthquakes involve themselves in the community and provide us with support.
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Inclusive Sports and Schools Podcast Interview

Tim Villegas has created an incredible network of relationships for advancing the cause of Inclusion. You can read more about Tim on his site, where the Podcast interview he inspired me to do resides. My microphone was not the greatest, but Tim does an extraordinary job getting me to talk about the journey of creating inclusive…
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Bill Gates 2.0 – Simply Inspiring!

This 60 minutes interview with Bill Gates is called Bill Gates 2.0.  Two words describe it – “Simply Inspiring!” I heard Bill Gates speak years ago in San Francisco, then a few weeks later at Stanford.  Even then he was beyond Microsoft.  He was more visionary than the world around him seemed to understand. What…
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Special Needs Parents Should Make ‘Big Bets’

Twenty years of experience parenting children with special needs has taught me a simple truth.  Every now and then we need to make ‘Big Bets’. I was reminded of this reading about Larry Page and his leadership of Google.   Incremental change is not enough.  Innovation will require a “Big Bet” at some point. “Big Bets” don’t have…
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The Googlization of Hope Technology School

  You’re just a fool Just a fool To Believe you can change the world Change, Carried Underwood   Steve Jobs famously said, “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”.  His brand of ‘foolishness’ changed the world.  We can practice this same type of ‘foolishness’, and through our own efforts produce change in the world. Thanksgiving weekend was…