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August 19, 2016
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Including all children, a student’s reflection

A pre-service early childhood teacher shares his personal experience and reflections on his first time developing an inclusion plan for a child with a disability during professional experience placement in a long day care centre.
August 5, 2016
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Some lessons I have learned from inclusion

International researcher Prof. Phil Stain shares some significant lessons he has learnt from over 30 years of research and operation of an inclusive program for young children with autism and their families (LEAP Preschool).
July 21, 2016
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Inclusive and Participatory Practice – a critical best practice

Sue Davies, the project officer for the national Guidelines: Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention, shares her reflections on writing the Guidelines and the importance of inclusive and participatory practice.
July 7, 2016
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Disability in a Cultural Context

To be truly inclusive in Early Childhood Services we must look at the child as a whole and identify all the possible keys to inclusion, be it disability, gender, culture and language. All children deserve to be included and inspired in order to thrive.
June 23, 2016
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Change the child or change the environment?

Read about the learnings from a study which explored the inclusion of a child with autism in a mainstream early childhood setting.