Talking Points on Inclusion
Students will review the benefits of inclusion and will compile empirically supported talking points in defense of inclusion with references. Consider the audience to be skeptical parents and caregivers who do not want to send their children to inclusive settings.
- Students should provide at least 5 talking points in support of inclusion.
- Each talking point should be approximately one paragraph in length. The first sentence should be a strong statement about inclusion. In the sentences that follow, support the statement with data, policy, research, and/or examples.
- Each talking point is worth up to 20 points for the following criteria:
- Talking point is accurate and reflects current knowledge in the field. If relevant, data is provided.
- Talking point is supported by research or recommended practice, and a reference is provided.
- Talking point is written in a conversational (but professional) tone and is free of spelling and grammatical errors.
- Talking point is convincing and thoughtful.
- Talking point is respectful of differing viewpoints.
Inclusion benefits children with or without disability. In early child hood education, parents, caregivers, childcare directors, and teachers can be included in learning programs in order to assist child in learning as well as social life. There are four benefits of inclusion that children usually get. They include;
Children develop a positive attitude…