Benefits of Inclusive Education

 

The benefits of inclusive education are numerous for both students with and without disabilities.

 

Benefits of Inclusion for Students With  

  • Friendships
  • Increased social initiations, relationships and networks
  • Peer role models for academic, social and behavior skills
  • Increased achievement of  IEP goals
  • Greater access to general curriculum
  • Enhanced skill acquisition and generalization
  • Increased inclusion in future environments
  • Greater opportunities for interactions
  • Higher expectations
  • Increased school staff collaboration
  • Increased parent participation
  • Families are more integrated into community
     

Benefits of Inclusion for Students Without Disabilities

  • Meaningful friendships
  • Increased appreciation and acceptance of individual differences
  • Increased understanding and acceptance of diversity
  • Respect for all people
  • Prepares all students for adult life in an inclusive society
  • Opportunities to master activities by practicing and teaching others
  • Greater academic outcomes
  • All students needs are better met, greater resources for everyone

There is not any research that shows any negative effects from inclusion done appropriately with the necessary supports and services for students to actively participate and achieve IEP goals.

 

Holy Family

What we Do...

  • Collaborate with Child Study teams and attend IEP meetings
  • Provide individual instruction when necessary
  • Collaborate and provide support for classroom teachers
  • Help educate peers on how to react to classmates with different needs
  • Modify curriculum or assignments
  • Facilitate a social thinking group for children who struggle with social skills
  • Develop personalized visual checklists and behavior charts
  • Communicate with parents on a regular basis and update them on progress

 

Mrs. Alison Moore

Mrs. Gina Adams

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School


125 N. Quentin Ave. Wichita, KS 67208 | 316.684.3752 | school@blessedsacramentwichita.com

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