Summer Camp Means Fun for All: How to Create a More Inclusive Camp

The sun is high and school is out. The most fun season of the year is finally here! And you know what that means: it’s camp season, too. As you begin planning the programming and activities that will make your summer camp successful, we invite you to consider disability inclusion as a top priority. Defining…

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Autism Acceptance Month 2022: Understanding & Celebrating Invisible Disabilities

Every April, the world comes together to celebrate Autism Acceptance & Awareness Month. As inclusion advocates, it’s an important time to reflect on not only what autism is but more importantly, to remind ourselves that autism isn’t linear and that each person with autism has their own unique strengths and needs in different areas. We’ve…

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FREE Inclusion 101 Course

Our new “I Can Be Inclusive” eSeries just launched and we’re giving away the first course, Inclusion 101 for FREE! The eSeries includes 5 courses to help you get started on your inclusion journey. The “I Can Be Inclusive” course is the perfect jumping-off point for those who want to start thinking about disability in…

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Inclusive Schools Week 2021

Here we are, folks. Finally, we made it to the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, it’s when all the big festive holidays converge on our calendar. But, I’m not talking about those holidays; I mean the annual celebration of Inclusive Schools Week! Each year, Inclusive Schools Network, a web-based educational resource for families,…

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Bringing Kids Together Again

THE STATE WE ARE IN: I saw a statistic this week that up to 97% of Americans are currently under some type of stay-at-home order. Of course, as adults, we are all adapting to this new reality (some may be better than others). But, it’s kids who are on my mind. The list of states…

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Influencing Inclusion After COVID-19

Greetings Friends, How are you holding up during this very strange and scary time? I really want to know. I find I am so eager to hear from everyone I know and love that I can’t see in person right now. Are you finding that too? Are you reaching out to those you haven’t heard…

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Helping Uganda Be More Inclusive

Here we go, right into our busiest training month. There will be a lot to share and celebrate in October. Hearing what our trainers and specialists are doing out in the field to create more inclusion always fuels my passion, and I hope it does yours too. This week my passion was fueled by learning…

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Anyone Can Be Inclusive

May/June is a busy time of year for the KIT team as we help IEP teams meet the needs of kids & families, prepare camp staff for the summer season ahead, and get as much training in as we can before programs shift their focus. We are also preparing for the next school and program…

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Summer is Here! It’s not April Fools.

Yes, it’s just barely Spring, but around here that means the start of the Summer Camp prep season. In my pre-KIT life, I worked at a theater with a large summer camp program. A couple of thousand kids taught by 100 or so teachers and aides. This meant that March-June was filled with a lot of hiring,…

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KIT-apalooza 2018!!

I think I speak for every Inclusionista when I say that that KIT-apalooza (a.k.a. KAP) is one of our favorite weeks of every year. It is one of two weeks a year when we all come together to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the future goals and plans of KIT. We spend time with our truly…

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