Ken Rensink was 19 when he was disabled in a car accident. After 15 years out of the workforce, he decided to devote himself to teaching special education. He’s now been at it for more than a decade. "I’m trying to help create folks who will not get rolled by life," he says.
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Budget cuts in many school districts have some parents and teachers questioning whether they have the resources to support their students. NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez and Thomas Hehir of Harvard University talk about how to integrate special needs students into mainstream classrooms.
Is it easier to be a disabled man or a disabled woman? Debenham’s wheelchair usin’ model Shannon Murray joins us and Rob Crossan is annoyed with Stevie Wonder - huh? Mat Fraser and Liz carr present the first of two shows this month.