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).
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.
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.
Parents of children with disabilities often say that one of the most helpful things is hearing the experiences of another parent who has already been there. This is the story of one family's transition to school and what made it succesful.