Session 4: Drew's Family Story of Inclusion

This session uses the video Preschool Inclusion: Drew as the foundation for learning about an array of resources needed to support the inclusion of a child with a disability.

Session 1: Creating Bright Futures (Collaboration and Teaming)

The session, Creating Bright Futures: A Vision for Including Young Children with Disabilities and their Families in Early Care and Education Programs, is intended as the first step toward helping participants explore a vision of inclusion based on images and ideas from programs throughout the country.

Session 1: Creating Bright Futures (Building Relationships with Families)

Creating Bright Futures: A Vision for Including Young Children with Disabilities and their Families in Early Care and Education Programs is intended as the first step toward helping participants think about creating a vision of what inclusion will look like in their programs and communities.

Session 4: Getting Services Started

Using the video Getting Services, this session reviews the processes of early identification; referral to early intervention to determine eligibility for Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C services; and support to families who are accessing services.

Highly Individualized Teaching and Learning

These 15-minute In-service Suites are a professional development resource for staff in busy, active early childhood centers and programs. They are organized around one topic or big idea and address effective teaching and assessment practices.

Shared Responsibilities: Helping Managers Understand

The purpose of this workshop activity is to engage participants personally and help them understand how managers' decisions affect the day-to-day experiences of children with disabilities and their families.