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Participation Support

Visit Project Participate to see how they provide families, educators, administrators and therapists with simple strategies to increase the active participation of students wtih disabilities in school programs. Project Participate facilitates team collaboration and promotes the appropriate uses of technology in the classroom.

What is Active Participation?
Being there is not enough. Students with disabilities benefit from placement in general education classrooms when they are given opportunities to actively participate! Often teams underestimate student abilities and mistake passivity for participation. This handout compares and contrasts active and passive participation to inspire teams to raise their expectations.

 

More Inclusion Resources

 

Inclusion University: A website designed to support teachers, administrators and families.

8 Inclusion Mistakes Great Teachers Make

New Roles for Educators in Inclusive Environments

Including Students with Down Syndrome with their Typical Peers

The Inclusive Class  Great site for inclusion information and updates. 

Check out the Inclusive Class Binder to save yourself time and energy and get great practical hints!

Inclusion Works!  Tips & Resources

Universal design for learning and differentiated classrooms shares The Golden Rule of Providing Support in Inclusive Classrooms: Support Others as You Would Wish to Be Supported


Need proof on why INCLUSION is the best practice?  Take a look at two studies about inclusion:

 

Implementing Inclusion

We invite you to contact DSG if you would like to request a peer presentation or training for your school district.  Every year the DSG celebrates National Inclusive Schools Week the first week in December by sending out celebration kits to school districts. Learn more about the campaign, and request your own celebration kit!

 

Inclusion Solutions Eblasts


The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City offers resources for parents and educational professionals to better serve children with Down syndrome. We offer a variety of publications and trainings to assist educators. Please review our most recent issue of DSG's Inclusion Solutions Newsletter which is chock full of tips and tools for educators who are doing amazing things with students who have Down syndrome.  See past issues of Inclusion Solutions below.

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Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax
info@kcdsg.org