All Means All: Domains and Features of a Fully Inclusive School

SWIFT, national K-8 center, provides academic and behavioral support to promote the achievement of all students, including students with disabilities. SWIFT bridges general and special education reform efforts to create learning opportunities for students and teachers and promote active, engaged partnerships among families and community members. This session highlights the researched based domains and features necessary to include children with disabilities in whole school reform.

Objectives:

  • Understand implementation science and evidenced based practices that lead to fully inclusive schools  Learn about new resources available  for school communities to support ALL students in general education including those with the most extensive support needs
  • Be inspired to educate all students including students with the most extensive needs in their neighborhood school and general education classrooms  View video clips from SWIFT Knowledge Development Sites to see in action elements of fully inclusive schools
  • Learn about the Field Implementation Guide, a tool for schools to examine and implement inclusive practices
  • Engage with others through discussion about the meaning of All Means All

Barb Buswell, Mary Schuch