Inclusion: Finding a Common Understanding (Jan. 2015)


Finding a shared definition of early childhood inclusion has not always been an easy task for those of us in the field of early care and education. In 2009 the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) released a joint position statement on early childhood inclusion. The position statement defined early childhood inclusion, and provided the defining features of high quality early childhood inclusion: access, participation, and supports.


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Developmental Delay Early Childhood Early Intervention Parent/Family Preschool