The Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD) is funding Early CHOICES to convene an Illinois Early Childhood Inclusion Summit. The Summit will provide a unique and critical opportunity for leaders across all Illinois early childhood systems to advance the priorities in the United States Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly released Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs.
The purposes of the Summit are:
OSEP Dear Colleague Letter Preschool LRE January 9, 2017
Full version: Federal Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs
Fact Sheet of Research on Early Childhood Inclusion
llinois Each and Every Child Inclusion brochure
US Department of Education Early Learning Inclusion Resources
DEC NAEYC Joint Policy Statement on Inclusion