Community and Connection in Inclusive Early-Childhood Education: A Participatory Action Research Investigation

Elizabeth Erwin, Victoria Puig, Tara L. Evenson, Madeleine Beresford

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I really like that everything is matter of fact. The fact that my son doesn't talk as well as other kids-The other kids don't even really pay attention. It may be a little harder for them to understand him sometimes but [he's] just their friend. And that's the beauty of inclusion too. That it's dual-fold. The child in need has a model, which he desperately needed, but in turn the other children become tolerant and accepting of differences and don't see them as different. That's just the way [he] is. (Mother of a preschooler with disabilities.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-28
Number of pages12
JournalYoung Exceptional Children
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012


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