My focus is using technology to overcome human limits. As a father of a family with disabilities, this has become my mission and personal journey.

Russ Ewell
Silicon Valley, CA

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LeBron Assists Special Needs!

[caption id="attachment_172" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Shoes Designed By LeBron James for those with Special Needs[/caption] This NBA 2016 season the Golden State Warriors are the talk of the town.  Lead by Stephen Curry they are playing the game at a historic level, and for many Curry is the best and most charismatic player in the NBA. This leaves LeBron James a bit in the shadows, which is strange since we haven't seen a player of his...

My Son, His Friends, and an Inclusive Film

"Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world." Leonardo da Vinci The scientific discovery and technological wizardry of the 21st century can obscure the power of art.  Science may discover and even breakthrough, but only art makes the eye twinkle and the heart beat. The twinkling of my eye and beating of my heart were pronounced when I heard about my son, his friends, and a new film...

5 Questions about Social Stories?

I was inspired when Tim Carmody wrote "What's Wrong With Education Cannot Be Fixed with Technology" for Wired Magazine.  He outlined some of the ideas Steve Jobs had about textbooks.  This was before iBooks Author was in the mainstream.   I hoped parents of special needs children could use this tool to develop Social Stories.   This is my quote from the story. Let’s take just one stakeholder example: students with disabilities, as well...

Understanding Social Inclusion

From time to time people will ask me about inclusion.  What is inclusion?  How can we best implement inclusion? Doesn't inclusion hurt the education and development of typical kids?   These are just some of the questions I receive. Rather than write a long answer I thought I would provide links.  These are some of my favorite articles about inclusion.  Among them are are some I have written, if you are looking for my...

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