The Philosophy, Practice, and Community Of Inclusion

The Philosophy, Practice, and Community Of Inclusion Together we can make inclusion a reality! It’s time for our communities to rethink the way we meaningfully include and support children with disabilities. Let’s take a step back and explore the meaning of inclusion, its core principles, and how we can put inclusion into practice to benefit…

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6 Tips For An Inclusive Holiday Get-Together

This holiday season, disability shouldn’t stop anyone from having a great time with friends and family. Here are six simple things you can do to make your gathering fun, accessible, and inclusive for people of all abilities. It’s that time of year for holiday parties! Time to celebrate the year that was and look forward…

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Inclusive Schools Week™ 2022: The Benefits of Inclusive Classrooms

Inclusive Schools Week™ is here! Learn how KIT can help teachers create inclusive classrooms where children with and without disabilities thrive and learn together. Along with the festive season, another annual event that KIT looks forward to each December is Inclusive Schools Week™!  Inclusive Schools Week™ (ISW) is an internationally-recognized annual event created by Education…

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The Most Common Learning Disabilities: Part 1; How to Identify Them & How to Help

We work hard to make learning an enjoyable experience, but for some students, it’s inherently complicated. Whether creating an inclusive classroom setting, leading a summer camp, or running an after school program, it’s imperative that you recognize and respect the needs of children with learning disabilities who may be in your care.  What Learning Disability…

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Who is Most at Risk of Being Bullied – And What Can We Do About It?

October is Don’t Be a Bully Month The month of October is full of haunts and horror movies, but there’s something truly scary that we stand up against all October: bullying.  Defining Bullying Though your dictionary may simply define bullying as seeking to do harm or intimidate a vulnerable subject, there’s far more to the…

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A Better Way to Back to School Part 3: 5 Inclusion Ideas for Rainy Day Recess 

The air is getting crisper, leaves are beginning to change. We’re deep into the back-to-school swing now as September ebbs into October. Routines are taking shape! We’ve already discussed how to create an inclusive classroom to start the year off strong and ways to enhance your after-school programs with inclusive activities. But what about the…

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Why It Matters: Diversity & Disability Inclusion In Arts

How to create a more inclusive art community. The arts belong to everyone – including people with disabilities. So, whether you’re an accessibility practitioner, theater or art student, or just part of a school or community theater looking to be more inclusive of those with disabilities, this blog will introduce you to the topic of…

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A Better Way to Back to School Part 2: How to Make Activities Inclusive

Activities add interest and liveliness to the academic day, and they can do the same for your after school program. When you’ve already worked to create an inclusive classroom, the next step is setting up your after school program to continue the inclusion.  As you kick off this new academic year, here’s how to put…

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