This brief explores the importance of inclusion for young children with disabilities and the relationship between inclusion and quality in early childhood education. The brief includes a table with state examples of inclusion-related indicators in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems, and a list of related resources.
Kozlowski, J. (2022). Inclusion of young children with disabilities: a critical quality indicator for early childhood education. National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of Child Care. Online publication. Retrieved from: https://childcareta.acf.hhs.gov/resource/inclusion-young-children-disabilities-critical-quality-indicator-early-childhood-0