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Session 2: Creating a Culture of Inclusion in Schools and Communities

Dan screens and discusses some of his short documentary films (such as THASYA, AXEL, MARCEL and TARIQ, Who Cares About Kelsey? extended trailer, Education Revolution at SHS) and facilitates an audience and/or panel discussion, activities, and Q&A. The films and discussion focus on effective practices to create a culture of inclusion in your school and community, including:

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Cultural responsiveness
  • Peer collaboration
  • Breaking the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Transition practices which support higher education and competitive, integrated employment