Inclusive Education

Inclusive education is seen as “a process of addressing and responding to the diversity of needs of all learners through increasing participation in learning, cultures and communities, and reducing exclusion from education and from within education.”

UN Initiatives regarding Persons with Developmental and Psychiatric Disabilities

UN Initiatives regarding Persons with Developmental and Psychiatric Disabilities

1971: Declaration on the Rights of Mentally Retarded Persons, 1975: Declaration on the Rights of Disabled Persons, 1982: World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons, 1991: Principles for the Protection of Persons with Mental Illness and the Improvement of Mental Health Care, 1993: United Nations Standard Rules on the Equalization...

Developing Collaboration within School Community

Developing Collaboration within School Community

Inclusive schools promote respectful and supportive relationships, avoid the bullying epidemic, and build the attributes of positive peer-to-peer interactions. Due to the current state of our national economy and shrinking education budgets, schools and businesses alike are striving for both efficient and effective ways to maximize resources. One very powerful resource that...

Universal Design for Inclusive Schools

Universal Design for Inclusive Schools

What is Universal Design? Universal design is a concept that has evolved from the more traditional view of accessibility as being solely for the benefit of persons with disabilities. Much like the more progressive interpretation of accessibility, universal design recognizes the diversity of functional ability across the entire population, and...

Inclusion in Education

Inclusion in Education

Understanding Inclusion Inclusion is based on the belief that students of all abilities have the right to an education that is meaningful, appropriate and equivalent to that of their peers. It is a way of thinking and acting that allows every individual to feel accepted, valued and safe. An inclusive...

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