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Inclusion Resources

Inclusion Mini-Conferences_The START Project produced conferences on inclusion to inform parents of best practices for including students with disabilities in general education to improve academic achievement and college and career readiness. 

Inclusion Webinars_ The START Project developed webinars to inform parents of best practices for including students with disabilities in general education to improve student achievement and college and career readiness. 

 

Hallmarks of Inclusive Education

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004) states that:  

“(1) To the maximum extent appropriate children with disabilities...are educated with children who are non- disabled; and

(2) Special classes, separate schooling or other removal of children with disabilities from the general education classroom occurs only when education in regular classes with the use of supplementary aids and services cannot be achieved satisfactorily.”

Hallmarks of Inclusive Education

 High standards 
 Research-based strategies 
 Array of supports & services 
 Flexible environments 
 Administrative leadership 
 Cooperation & Collaboration 
 Expanding roles & responsibilities 
 Ongoing staff development

 

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