Inclusive education recognizes the diversity of students, enabling all students to access the general education curriculum, fully participate in learning activities, and demonstrate their knowledge and strengths.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
This issue of Teachers’ Desk Reference provides an overview of Universal Design for Learning, an approach to designing curriculum and learning experiences that address the needs of increasingly diverse learners.
Supplementary Aids & Services (SaS) Toolkit
This publication, from PaTTAN, is a facilitated process to inform IEP teams as they revise or develop students’ IEPs. The goal of this process is to identify services and supports to enable students with disabilities to participate and succeed in general education settings. It tackles the basics so that family members can determine whether it is appropriate for them to request
Additional Resources on Inclusion for Families and Professionals
Include Me from the Start, An Initiative of The Arc of PA
Include Me is a new model for the inclusive education and gaining meaningful employment for Pennsylvania’s students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Resources and technical assistance are available for family members and school personnel.
Visit Include Me for more details.
This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive of supporting students with disabilities. Paula’s work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.
Climbing Every Mountain
This website is a “base camp” for parents and caregivers of people with disabilities.
The Including Samuel Project
This Project is a program of the Institute of Disability at the University of New Hampshire. Shot and produced over four years, Habib’s award-winning documentary film, Including Samuel, chronicles the Habib family’s efforts to include Samuel in every facet of their lives.
View the trailer below.