The Federal Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs Module

This module developed by Early CHOICES reviews the Federal Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs that was issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services U.S. Department of Education on September 14, 2015.  

The module is in three sections and a summary:

  • Introduction to the policy statement: overview of what inclusion is and why it is important.
  • Strategies to overcome challenges to inclusion within early childhood program
  • Partnerships to build a culture of inclusion

  • Summary of the module

Each section includes activities and additional resources to consider as you reflect on the ways that inclusion impacts your practices.  A Reflection Guide  can be downloaded to manage your reflections and any resources you’d like to further explore. Also, available is a  Resource Guide with all of the documents and links used in the modules.

Section 1 - Overview

Section 2 - Overcoming Challenges

Section 3 - Partnerships

Summary