School & Community Inclusion
- The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH)
This is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm. TASH is an organization of members concerned with human dignity, civil rights, education, and independence for all individuals with disabilities.
- Center for Community Inclusion, University of Maine
This center seeks to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities and those they consider their families. They are committed to the principles of community inclusion, interdependence, and the inherent abilities of each person to contribute to society.
- Center on Human Policy, Syracuse University
This center based policy, research, and advocacy is involved in the national movement to insure the rights of people with disabilities. Since its founding, the center has been involved in the study and promotion of inclusive community opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Inclusion Press
This is a small independent press striving to produce readable, accessible, user-friendly books and resources about full inclusion in
school, work, and community.
- Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI)
This university affiliated program at the University of Massachusetts--Boston supports the rights of children and adults with disabilities to participate in all aspects of the community. As practitioners, researchers, and
teachers, it forms partnerships with individuals, families and communities.
- Institute on Community Integration (ICI)
This university affiliated program at the University of Minnesota seeks to improve the quality and community orientation of services and supports available to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Rather than providing direct services itself, the Institute works with service providers, educators, advocacy and self-advocacy organizations, policymakers, and researchers around the world to provide state-of-the-art information and practices that support the community integration of individuals with disabilities.
- Educational Issues Series:
Special Education Inclusion
From Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC)
- "Our School
Doesn't Offer Inclusion" and Other Legal Blunders
Common misunderstandings about schools' legal responsibilities under the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act have slowed implementation of the
law. School authorities who understand the law can provide a better education
for all students.
From the Center on Studies in Inclusive Education
- Standards for
Standards-based lessons create rich and challenging learning experiences for all
- Project CHOICES
This is a "least restrictive environment" initiative
funded by the Illinois State Board of Education, the purpose of which
is to increase the capacities of school districts and educational
personnel to educate and provide supports and services to children and
youth with disabilities in the preschool, school, and community
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