Inclusion as an approach is the law of the land; as an attitude,
inclusion presents one of the most idealistic and creative challenges
teachers have ever faced! Classrooms today are far more diverse than heretofore, both nationally and locally. Students formerly in Resource Rooms and Gifted Centers are now integrated into the mainstream--which has undergone pressures to detrack.
Essential Tools -- The Essential Tools series include resource guides, practice guides, policy guides, and other guides to increase the capacity of organizations involved in secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.
Family Village - global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support
Schwab Foundation for Learning - raising awareness about learning differences
parents and teachers with the information, resources and support they need
to improve the lives of kids with learning differences
Deciding to Teach Them All -- Asking the right questions has an enormous impact on how we pursue equity and excellence in our classrooms.
The Council for Exceptional Children
- news, CEC training and events information, standards and accreditation, publications
and products, public policy and legislation information, and clearinghouses for special education