Preschool Development Grants and Inclusion: Data, Progress and Challenges

Conference Year: 

2017

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Low rates of inclusion for children with disabilities in early childhood programs persists as a national concern. Federal initiatives such as the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) Program require that States make and report progress in serving preschoolers with disabilities. This session will share data on inclusion in the PDG programs as well as the progress and lessons learned in supporting state and local efforts in developing quality systems of inclusive services. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss these strategies and how they can might be used in their States and localities.

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Systems and Policies

Age Group: 

3 to 5

Target Audience: 

Professional Development Providers
Local Administrators
State Administrators

DEC Recommended Practices: 

Leadership
Teaming and Collaboration

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