Principles of Inclusion

Research Based or Value Based

  • All practices, strategies and techniques are supported by empirical research.

Family Centered

  • Practice is designed with the child and family acknowledging the child as part of a dynamic family system.

Bias Free

  • The different needs and value systems of children and their families are recognized and respected.

Trans-disciplinary Approach to Programming

  • Team members share expertise in their own discipline and all ideas are respected and considered.

Developmentally/Chronologically Age Appropriate

  • Individual children enrolled participate within a chronologically age appropriate environment.

Full Participation

  • All families have the same range of activities and programs available.