Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter: Issue 12

from the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning
March, 2018

The National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning publishes the Head Start Disabilities Services Newsletter monthly. All issues are available at no cost.

Issue 12, March 2018: Creating a Culture of Acceptance of Individual Differences

A culture of acceptance is one that welcomes and includes all children. Acceptance goes beyond providing access to an early learning setting. It means being included both physically and socially as a part of the group. A culture of acceptance occurs when each child is accepted and welcomed for who they are. Inclusive experiences for children with and without disabilities and their families include a "sense of belonging and membership, positive social relationships and friendships, and development and learning to reach their full potential..." more