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Vision

The vision of this program is to provide meaningful experiences related to our individual differences to create an environment that promotes awareness, increases knowledge, and builds acceptance for all.




Goals


Awareness


  • To build disability awareness into the school curricula through active learning experiences.


Knowledge


  • To increase knowledge and decrease misconceptions about people living with disabilities.


Acceptance


  • To foster acceptance, respect, and positive attitudes towards people living with disabilities in the school and the community.





Grade Level Essential Topics

 

Essential learning topic

kindergarten  

Inclusion: the introduction, overview, foundation

first grade   

Physical disabilities

second grade

Sensory disabilities: hearing and vision

third grade

Cognitive disabilities

fourth grade

Specific learning disabilities & AD(H)D

fifth grade

Autism and Mental Health (anxiety, frustration, depression)