Kate Borelli

Data Snapshot 1: Preschoolers with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California: 2015–2019

Authors : Kate Borelli

This brief summarizes key findings on children ages 3 through 5 years with disabilities in subsidized care in California. The data are from the Child Development Management Information System (CDMIS) from 2015 to 2019.

It Takes Two To Make a Thing Go Right: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Inclusion in Subsidized Care

Authors : Kate Borelli

This study presentation was given at the International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute in October 2021. Successful inclusion requires collaboration between the early childhood special education (ECSE) and early childhood education (ECE) sectors.

Study Presentation: Cross-Sector Collaboration to Support Inclusion in Subsidized Care

Authors : Kate Borelli

This study presentation was given at the Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) 37th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families in September 2021

Study Poster: Exploring Inclusion Through Administrative Data: Challenges & Opportunities

Authors : Kate Borelli

Despite a focus on increasing inclusion in California, only 3% of preschoolers receiving subsidized care have disabilities.

Study Flyer: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California

Authors : Kate Borelli

All of California’s families deserve high-quality child care options for their children. For the families of children with disabilities, this need is even more pressing. Despite efforts to include children with disabilities in subsidized child care, less than 2% of children under 5 in subsidized child care in California have a disability. Download the Flyer … Continue reading Study Flyer: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Subsidized Child Care in California

DEC/NAEYC Position Statement on Inclusion

Authors : Kate Borelli

A Joint Position Statement of the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) This DEC/NAEYC joint position statement offers a definition of early childhood inclusion and offers recommendations for how the position statement should be used by families, practitioners, administrators, policy makers, and others to improve … Continue reading DEC/NAEYC Position Statement on Inclusion