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Last year the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services jointly released the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs. Prior to the release of the Policy Statement we had the opportunity to engage with participants at the Inclusion Institute to listen to your feedback on the draft document. Your input was invaluable in shaping the final direction of the federal inclusion initiative.
Please join leaders from the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services in this Listening Session to share your stories on how the Inclusion Policy Statement has been used in your State or program to improve high quality inclusive practices leading to better outcomes for infants, toddlers, and young children. We want to hear about your successes, challenges, and how the Departments can support you over the next year to improve inclusive opportunities for young children with disabilities and their families.