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American Council of the Blind The American Council of the Blind is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. It was founded in 1961 and incorporated in the District of Columbia. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all blind persons to develop their abilities and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people. Website
American Foundation for the Blind The American Foundation for the Blind website offers comprehensive information related to blindness and visual impairment. This site includes resources, fact sheets, reports, newsletters and press releases, the journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Talking Books, instruction materials, calendar of events, scholarship info, and much more! Website
American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) Established in 2006, American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society. The site offers links to book reviews, Native media, and more. Document
American Society for Deaf Children The American Society for Deaf Children website is dedicated to empowering parents and professionals to support children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provides representation, convention schedules, a "parents connected" network, support organizations, resources and links. Membership information also available. A cyber mentor program is available to support teachers of individuals with hearing impairments. Website
Americans With Disabilities Act This info module provides and overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how it applies to early care and education programs. Info Module
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Part One Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel discuss what the Americans with Disabilities Act is and what features of the civil rights law pertain to early childhood professionals and their child care programs. Podcast
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Part Two Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel continue their discussion about the Americans with Disabilities Act and child care programming, including effective inclusion strategies for children with special needs. Podcast
An Administrator's Guide to Preschool Inclusion The purpose of this guide is to address some of the issues raised by the administrators of these inclusive settings. We discuss the barriers and roadblocks these administrators encountered as they set up inclusive programs and then worked to keep them going successfully. We present practical strategies that emerged from our work, and we also draw upon the larger literature and work of others. In places, we introduce some of the people who, through their stories and experiences, illustrate how to make high quality early childhood inclusion a reality. Website
An Inside Look at Trauma-Informed Practices A Nashville elementary school takes a comprehensive approach to trauma-informed practices, creating a space where students feel known and supported. Website
An Overview of Disability Law and Data Privacy This course is about facilitating an understanding of what the ADA, Section 504, data privacy, confidentiality and releases of information are, and how they impact one's practice. It also identifies what areas of modification and/or improvement are needed in a practice and program to assure all legal aspects are met. This course is only accessible on a desktop browser with Flash enabled. For ten clock hours on your Learning Record, please register and pay online at Develop. Then, complete a 500 word reflection paper and submit this document with your reflectionPlease note: You have access to this document as view only. To enable editing, download the document. Click "file" then "download as" in the upper left-hand corner of this screen. This will give you the option to open the document as a Word doc on your own computer. Then, you can complete the information and email it to: credit@inclusivechildcare.org. *Disregard any directions regarding a final quiz. The only learning assessment needed is the reflection paper. Course