Inclusion, Episode 1: What is Inclusion?

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Season 3, Episode 1: What is Inclusion? Being Accepted, Respected, and Valued

Season 3, Episode 1: What is Inclusion? Being Accepted, Respected, and Valued

Inclusion is at the heart of Season 3, and Episode 1 examines from multiple perspectives what access, participation, support—and more—for children with disabilities and their families means. On this page, explore Circle Time Magazine’s resources for promoting inclusion.

Watch now: Episode 1, What is Inclusion? Being Accepted, Respected, and Valued!

Each Circle Time Magazine episode includes an educational video delivered in talk show format. Join us for Episode 1 to learn more about inclusion.

Download your copy of Access, Participation, and Support!

Circle Time Magazine Season 3 Episode 1 Magazine Cover

For more about supporting children with disabilities and ways to increase children’s access to and participation in early learning activities and routines download the print version or view the magazine online.

Bonus Video: Disability Law Video!

Check out this quick overview of disability law as it relates to early childhood.

Dive into Books

  • We Can Do It! by Laura Dwight
  • The Snow Rabbit by Camille Garouche
  • Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match by Monica Brown
  • Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willis
  • One, Two, Three…Jump! By Carol Thompson

Helpful Resources—Episode 1: What is Inclusion? Being Accepted, Respected, and Valued

This website, mentioned in the episode, was created by our guest, Alex Igra. An introduction to the IEP process, it covers placement, accommodations, goals, discipline, and common pitfalls.

A webinar that promotes the participation of all children and explores laws, policies, and evidence-based practices that foster a sense of belonging.

A useful fact sheet on research that supports the benefits of inclusion for all children.

This Disabilities Services Newsletter offers resources for designing environments that create equitable access to learning.

Information and synopses of children’s and young adult literature about, or having to do with, people with disabilities. Click on each topic and look for recommended books on specific disabilities.

TRANSLATION NOTE: Please be aware that there might be slight discrepancies and minor differences between the posted, printed, or electronic text in English and the corresponding Spanish translation, due to the editing and updating of the different versions.

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