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Foundations of Inclusion Training Curriculum

This 4-hour training curriculum is designed to be used by professional development / technical assistance providers in a face to face facilitated workshop for early childhood professionals. The curriculum includes a facilitation guide, the Foundations of Inclusion-Birth to Five video and PDF documents of all the handouts. All the documents can be printed or saved for your use and there is also a link to the video that you can download.

Foundations of Inclusion Training Curriculum: Facilitator's Guide

This facilitator's guide is a detailed lesson plan to help support professional development / technical assistance providers in conducting a 4-hour workshop on early childhood inclusion. This guide is also available in Word format for you to adapt and modify to your unique professional development context . There are also powerpoint slides for you to adapt and use.

Foundations of Inclusion Birth to Five

This short video provides an overview of inclusion legal and policy foundations and inclusion research, as well as a definition, the desired results and defining features of inclusion in early childhood. The video was produced by CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge. Updated July 22, 2013 (running time: 12 min. 53 sec.).


Additional activities

Build Your Knowledge - Matching Game Activity
"I Have This Child..." - Recipe for Success Activity


Online Discussion Board

We invite you to share your experiences using the Foundations of Inclusion training curriculum, challenges, dilemmas, resources, and questions in this space.

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