First Steps To Preschool Inclusion: How To Jumpstart Your Programwide Plan
Publish Date: 2014-07-03
Author: Sarika Gupta Ph.D.;William R. Henninger IV Ph.D.;Megan Vinh Ph.D.
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Interested in preschool inclusion, but not sure where to start? This introductory guide gathers everything you need to know to launch a successful inclusive early childhood programand get critical buy-in from your whole staff. A must for leaders of early childhood programs, this reader-friendly primer reveals how inclusive education benefits all children, how school staff and parents can work as a team to make it happen, and how to knock down common barriers to inclusion. Combining the latest research with the nuts and bolts of program development, this book will help current and future early childhood leaders assemble highly effective inclusion teams and develop programs where every child learns and thrives.
READ THIS BOOK TO
Understand what inclusion is and what it looks like in practice
Assess your program's readiness for inclusion
Determine what your program needs to make inclusion work
Learn which federal laws support inclusion in different early childhood settings
Collaborate with staff and parents to develop and sustain key program changes
Break through the myths and misinformation that create resistance to inclusion
PRACTICAL FEATURES: Quick tips, vignettes, reflection activities, FYIs, and helpful resource lists make this an ideal preservice text and a practical team-building tool for inservice professional development.
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