LilliWorks Active Learning Foundation is a primary source of information on Active Learning (AL) and the sole source of Active Learning equipment authorized by Dr. Lilli Nielsen in North America.


As a nonprofit, LilliWorks’ mission is to advance Active Learning through supply of equipment, education, outreach and research. LilliWorks is dedicated to the Active Learning principle that “Everyone Can Learn“.

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Last Updated 11/ 2015

* 2016 CTEBVI  57th Annual Conference in Los Angeles  – click to view

57th Annual CTEBVI Conference

“Focus on the Future”

The theme for the CTEBVI 2016 Conference is “Focus on the Future”. The implementation of UEB is here, along with Common Core, computer-based assessments, STEM subjects, and the integration of Nemeth code with UEB. Be brave! Come lead a workshop on a topic others need to know about. Let’s focus on the future for all students!

**Please consider presenting a workshop for our 57th Annual CTEBVI Conference to be held at the LAX Airport Marriott, April 7-10, 2016.
All proposals must be submitted by DECEMBER 1, 2015

Below is a link to the Call for Workshops application information page and submittal form.

All proposals must be submitted by December 1, 2015 electronically to Sue Reilly at dot5y@yahoo.com.

The Annual CTEBVI Conference will take place at the Los Angeles LAX Airport Marriott Hotel.

April 7th – 10, 2016 

LAX Airport Marriott

 5855 West Century Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045 


Registration information at http://www.ctebvi.org/conference.html


Marcy White has shared a video with us of her son using the HOPSA Standing Harness

Here is a link to a video of my son using the hopsa dress. It was taken the first time he used it at home:



Active Learning was originated by Dr. Lilli Nielsen of Denmark, a recognized world expert in the education of children with multiple severe disabilities. It is easy to practice with everyday items, and special equipment is available. Learn more about Active Learning

LilliWorks was founded by parents of children with severe disabilities, therapists and volunteers in 2001 and is a 501c3 tax exempt charity. Learn more about LilliWorks

LilliWorks’ Active Learning Newsletters provides a variety of informative articles on Active Learning.
See Newsletters

LilliWorks now supplies all of Dr. Nielsen’s books and continues to supply her videos, now on DVD. See Books and Videos

Did you know LilliWorks supplies kits for a variety of equipment? Learn about DIY AL Equipment: Kits

A statewide three year study in Texas shows Active Learning to be very beneficial. Learn About Active Learning: The 3 Year 3 A’s Study in Texas

* Amendments to Catalog:

Item “Spools” pg.5 is not available.
Item “Tactile Papers” pg.10 is not available.
Item “Square Hammock” pg.8 is not available.