The Role Of Inclusionary Practices And Inclusion For Children With Disabilities

1686 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 7 Pages
This literature review has been written in regards to the importance of inclusionary practices and inclusion for children with disabilities and their families within an early childhood education environment. Two of the research articles used are from New Zealand, one from Taiwan and one from Spain, they range from 2009 until present day.

This literature review explains the importance of including children with disabilities and their families within mainstream early childhood settings. It then addresses effective teaching strategies which include and excludes children with disabilities. Barriers that children and their families face in regards to access to early childhood settings are explained. It will then touch on resources which can enable the inclusion and exclusion of children with the sector. This review identifies research methods used and how ethical requirements are met by the researchers as data is gathered and generated. It identifies any real or potential ethical issues, and how these were or could be addressed. Firstly this review will give a definition of disability, inclusion and a brief rational for choosing this topic.

My focus area is going to be around the importance of inclusion for children with disabilities and their families in early childhood education. Inclusion begins around educators recognising all children and their families are entitled to access high quality early childhood education (Purde, 2009). This right should not be…

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