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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

Preparing Young Children for Inclusion Blog Post

Authors : nsfstemforum

Preparing Young Children for the Inclusion of Children with Disabilities into the Classroom A module for faculty and professional development providers that explains what is meant by embedded interventions to promote participation in inclusive settings. Blog Post

Foundations of Inclusion Video

Authors : nsfstemforum

CONNECT: Foundations of Inclusion Birth to Five In this presentation, we hear from researchers on the CONNECT project who are creating a series of web-based professional development resources designed to focus on and respond to challenges faced each day by those working with young children with disabilities and their families. Legal and policy foundations, research, … Continue reading Foundations of Inclusion Video

CONNECT Module 1: Embedded Interventions

Authors : nsfstemforum

Module to Build Early Childhood Practioners’ Ability to Make Evidence-Based Practice Decisions A module for faculty and professional development providers that explains what is meant by embedded interventions to promote participation in inclusive settings. Module 1: Embedded Interventions Guide

ECTA Inclusion Page

Authors : nsfstemforum

National Early Childhood Inclusion Indicators Initiative The contents of this topical area are designed for the administrators of state agencies responsible for services to young children and their families, including child care, Head Start, education, and early intervention. ECTA Inclusion Page

Early Childhood Training and Technical Assistance System Inclusive Care Topic page

Authors : nsfstemforum

Creating Inclusive Environments and Learning Experiences for Infants and Toddlers This Infant/Toddler Resource Guide explores inclusive practices for infants and toddlers with identified or suspected disabilities or other special needs. Resource Guide

ED/HHS Policy Statement on Inclusion

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

A Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs The “Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs,” released jointly by the Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) on September 14, 2015, states that all young children with disabilities should have access to … Continue reading ED/HHS Policy Statement on Inclusion

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