Social Inclusion is on a Roll at The Academy for The Enriched Sciences! They started off their school year with Shane’s Inspiration’s education team training parents, staff, and students on social inclusion and integrated play. The campus is a former special education center that now has children with and without disabilities connecting for the very first time.
Here’s Jennifer Quick, our Education Program Manager, talking with 1st graders about their thoughts and feelings about people with disabilities. Next step: she brings them together on one of our inclusive playgrounds to play beyond their fears of one another and
Future plans: Shane’s education team will help the school implement integrated recess events that can model play and social inclusion for all students! They are a great community well on their way to an inclusive campus!