Inclusive Education

  • Inclusion in Education: Issues and Resources (2003) edited by Rachael Zubal-Ruggieri and Valerie Smith represents a substantial revision of the previous information package, last updated in 1993. It contains an extensive annotated bibliography, selected readings on inclusive education, as well as information on Internet mailing lists, web sites, and selected organizations and projects providing information and services concerning inclusive education. A brief listing of current resources on IDEA is also included. (135 pages).
  • Inclusion as a Force for School Renewal (.pdf) (1995) by John O’Brien and Connie Lyle O’Brien discusses schools that include students with substantial disabilities, and the authors point out how inclusion heightens awareness of schools as communities and talk about how people are learning to build inclusive school communities. (25 pages)

Other Resources

  • New York SAFE
    SAFE is a national coalition of families, consumers and advocates united in an effort to promote the availability of quality educational services to all students, including those with disabilities, in their neighborhood schools. New York SAFE’s web page includes information about all its active chapters and the names and phone numbers of each chapter’s officers and contact people. New York SAFE is looking to provide information to people who are interested in inclusion throughout New York State.
  • Inclusion Press International
    “Inclusion Press is a small press striving to produce readable, accessible, user-friendly books and resources about full inclusion in school, work, and community.”