Inclusion of young children with disabilities in regulated child care in Canada. A snapshot: Research, policy and practice
Occasional paper no. 27 from the Childcare Resource and Research Unit establishes a baseline for considering issues and progress on inclusion of children with disabilities in regulated child care programs in Canada. (Halfton, Shani & Friendly, Martha, Childcare Resource and Research Unit, 10 Jul 2013)
Disability and inclusion: Changing attitudes-changing policy
This chapter appears in Beyond Child’s Play: Caring for and educating young children in Canada Our Schools/ Our Selves, Spring 2009 (vol. 18, no. 3, #95) published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ottawa. It explores how attitudes on the subject of inclusion often shape policy response. (Mayer, Debra, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 1 Jun 2009)
Inclusive Early Childhood Service System (IECSS)
The Inclusive Early Childhood Service System (IECSS) project in partnership with the County of Wellington, District of Timiskaming, City of Hamilton and City of Toronto aims to understand perspectives of families regarding disability in early childhood in a variety of community settings.
SpeciaLink: The National Centre for Early Childhood Inclusion
SpeciaLink is a virtual resource and research centre with a team of advocated who identify and respond to opportunity and threat to inclusion quality and funding. They are committed to action research that informs policy to improve practice. Their goal is to expand opportunities for inclusive practices for children with special needs living in the community.
Canadian Association for Community Living
The Canadian Association for Community Living is a family based association dedicated to promoting inclusion and equality for all Canadians. Promotion includes, sharing information, fostering leadership for inclusion, engaging with community leaders and policy makers and supporting innovation and research.