Inclusion Resources available at the Center for Disability Resources Library

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Audiovisual Resources


Action for inclusion: How to improve schools by welcoming children with special needs into regular classrooms. O'Brien & Forest. Toronto: Frontier College Press, 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 3965 O13a 1989

Adapting curriculum & instruction in inclusive early childhood settings. Alice Frazeur Cross, Susan D. Dixon. Bloomington, IN: Early Childhood Center, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University, 2004. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 C951a 2004

Adapting instruction for mainstreamed and at-risk students. 2nd ed. Judy W. Wood and Maxwell Macmillan, 1992. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION LC 4019 W876a
- This book gives an overview of mainstreaming and provides a six-step guide to the assessment of student instruction level. Also included is a section on teaching plans, methods and structuring class content.

Beyond separate education: Quality education for all. Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky and Alan Gartner, editors. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 3981 B573 1989

Breaking out of the box: A descriptive account of community rehabilitation providers engaged in transformational change. Debra Martin Petty. Knoxville, TN: UT-TIE, College of Human Ecology, The University of Tennessee, 1999. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION WB 320 P512b 1999
- Technology-Inclusion-Employment. UT-TIE is a human resource and organizational development provider established to promote community inclusion of people with disabilities in work, living, and everyday life by fostering continuous learning and improvement among the workforce and community members.

Choosing options and accommodations for children (COACH): A guide to planning inclusive education. Michael F. Giangreco, Chigee J. Cloninger and Virginia Salce Iverson.Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1993. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 G433c 1993

Collaborating for inclusion: 1995 report to the president. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families; President's Committee on Mental Retardation. Washington, D.C.: The Committee, 1996. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF WM 300 C697 1996

Community recreation and people with disabilities: Strategies for inclusion. Stuart J. Schleien, M. Tipton Ray, Frederick P. Green. 2nd ed. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub., 1997. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION QT 250 S341c 1997

The Comprehensive local school: Regular education for all students with disabilities. Wayne Sailor. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 C737 1989

Computerized test accommodations: A new approach for inclusion and success for students with disabilities. Martha Burk. Washington, D.C.: A.U. Software, Inc., 1998. Call Number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WB 320 B959c 1998
- This book discusses research-based suggestions for utilizing computerized test accommodations as an approach for the successful inclusion of students with disabilities. Also included are suggestions for future research.

Cooperative learning and strategies for inclusion: Celebrating diversity in the classroom. 2nd ed. JoAnne W. Putnam, editor. Baltimore, Md.: P.H. Brookes Pub., 1998. Call Number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 1201 C776 1998

Diversity and developmentally appropriate practices: Challenges for early childhood education. Bruce L. Mallory and Rebecca S. New, editors. New York: Teachers College Press, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LB 1139.25 D618 1994

Educating all students in the mainstream of regular education. Susan Stainback, William Stainback, Marsha Forest, editors. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 3981 E24 1989

The foundations of inclusive education: A compendium of articles on effective strategies to achieve inclusive education. Douglas Fisher and Diane L. Ryndak, editors. Baltimore, MD: TASH, 2003. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 1201 F771 2003

Including students with severe and multiple disabilities in typical classrooms: Practical strategies for teachers. June E. Downing. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Pub., 2002. 2nd ed. Call Number: Disabilities- TRAN LC 4031 D751i 2002

Inclusion: The cornerstone of supported employment. Lynn Noren. Minneapolis, MN: 1990. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HD 7252 N834i 1990

Inclusion: Moving beyond our fears. Joy Rogers, editor. Bloomington, Ind.: Center for Evaluation, Development, and Research, Phi Delta Kappa, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019 I37 1994
- The effects of inclusion on nondisabled classmates -- Staff organization and inservice training -- Effective teaching methods -- Using assistive technologies -- Inclusion from parents' point of view.

The inclusion facilitator. Wendy Dover. Manhattan, KS: The Master Teacher, Inc., 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 3981 D743i 1994

Inclusion & parent advocacy: A resource guide. Julie Klauber and Avery Klauber. Centereach, NY: Disability Resources, Inc, 1996. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4705 K63i 1996

Inclusion strategies that work!: Research-based methods for the classroom. Toby J. Karten. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2010. Call Number: Disabilities-TRAN LC 4031 K36 2010
Inclusion strategies for students with learning and behavior problems: Perspectives, experiences, and best practices.   Edited by Paul Zionts.  Austin, Tex.: PRO-ED, c2005. Call Number: Disabillities-PROF LC 4031 I37 2005
- This book is geared toward parents and professionals who would like to learn more about inclusion strategies.  It includes information about promoting and taking advantage of inclusive practices from preschool through secondary school.  It provides examples of strategies that have been proven to work.  Every chapter is written by a different person with experience in inclusion, including special educators and school psychologists.

Inclusive high schools: Learning from contemporary classrooms. Douglas Fisher, Caren Sax, and Ian Pumpian, editors. Baltimore, Md.: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1999. Call Number: Disabilities-TRANSITION LC 1201 I37 1999
- Addressing both processes and outcomes, this book provides a framework for developing inclusive high schools.

Integrated child care: Meeting the challenge. Sarah A. Mulligan. Tucson, Ariz.: Communication Skill Builders, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HV 888.5 I61 1992

Integrated teaching in early childhood: Starting in the mainstream. Phillip Safford. White Plains, N.Y.: Longman, 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019.2 S128i 1989

The journey to inclusion: A resource guide for state policymakers. Tecla M. Jaskulski, K. Charlie Lakin, Susan A. Zierman. Washington, D.C.: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 1995. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HV 3006 .A4 J39j 1995

Lesson plans and modifications for inclusion and collaborative classrooms: Book 2. The Master Teacher, Inc., 1996. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019 L641 1996

Moving toward inclusion: A plan for conversion to inclusive employment and supports. George McMahon. Collin County, TX: Employment Systems Change Project, Texas Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities,1997. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION HD 7252 M167m 1997

The open doors recreation project: Full inclusion of persons with disabilities in community leisure opportunities. Janet W. Hill, Billy Perkins, Betty Thompson, editors. Chesterfield, Va.: Chesterfield Community Services Board, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF GV 183.5 H646o 1992

Paraeducators as partners: Building a team for the inclusive classroom. Lisa Lombardo, editor. Horsham, PA: LRP Publications, 2000. Call Number: Disabilities-TRAN LC 1201 P222 2000
-This guide provides suggestions on how school districts can utilize the expertise of paraeducators in inclusive classrooms to their fullest extent. The various sections of the manual address the roles of paraeducator training and retention procedures and suggestions for utilizing paraeducators in inclusive settings.

Planning for inclusion: A step-by-step process for success. Jennifer Olson, Jennifer, Lawrence Ingalls, and Helen Ingalls. Moscow, ID: Project Vision, Idaho Center on Developmental Disabilities, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 O52p 1992

Portraits of inclusion: Through the eyes of children, families, and educators. Early Childhood Research Institute on Inclusion, University of Washington, 1997. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4001 J33 1997

Project manual: iii (integration, inclusion, involvement). Columbia, S.C.: Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of South Carolina, 1995. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 P964 1995

Regular class integration of middle school students with severe disabilities: Feedback from teachers and classmates. Jennifer York. Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, 1989. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019 Y62r 1989

Resources supporting inclusion in early childhood: Third in a series of compilations of resources on inclusion developed by OSEP-Funded Early Childhood projects. Joan Danaher and Shelley deFosset, editors. Chapel Hill, N.C.: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 1999. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 1201 R434 1999 v.1, 2, 3.
- Accompanied by resource packets, Including preschool-age children with disabilities in community settings and Section IV of including preschool-age children with disabilities in community settings.

Restructuring high schools for all students: Taking inclusion to the next level. Cheryl M. Jorgensen. Baltimore, Md.: P.H. Brookes Pub., 1998. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION LC 1201 J82r 1998
- Jorgensen provides strategies that readers can apply in their own schools-concrete information on creating a collaborative environment, rethinking staff roles, and designing an inclusive curriculum.

Schooling without labels: Parents, educators, and inclusive education. Douglas Biklen. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 B594s 1992

Strategies for including children with special needs in early childhood settings. M. Diane Klein, Ruth E. Cook, Anne Marie Richardson-Gibbs. Albany: Delmar, c2001. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019.3 K64s 2001
- This book includes information on commonly seen disabilities. It also suggests strategies and activities to facilitate children's participation in daily routine activities.

Strategies for teaching exceptional children in inclusive settings. Edward L. Meyen, Glenn A. Vergason, Richard J. Whelan, editors. Denver, Colo.: Love Pub. Co., 1996. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4031 S898 1996

Support networks for inclusive schooling: Interdependent integrated education. William Stainback and Susan Stainback, editors. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1990. Call Number: PROF LC 4031 S959 1990

The variety of community experience: Qualitative studies of family and community life. Steven J. Taylor, Robert Bogdan, and Zana Marie Lutfiyya, editors. Baltimore: P.H. Brooks Pub. Co., 1995. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1570.5 .U65 V299 1995

Winners all: A call for inclusive schools. The report of the NASBE Study Group on Special Education. Alexandria, VA: National Association of State Boards of Education, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-PROF LC 3981 N243 1992

Audiovisual Resources

All really means all (video). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University, 1993. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4031 A416 1993
- Shows how students with mild to severe disabilities can benefit from inclusion. (21 min)

Building inclusive schools (video): An instructional series: Innovative practices that support students with diverse learning abilities in neighborhood schools. Kansas University Affiliated Program: University of Kansas Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, 1990. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4031 B932 1999
- 4 videocassettes; Tape 1: Problem solving -- tape 2: TEAMS: team environmental assessment mapping system -- tape 3: Inclusion dreams -- tape 4: Video vignettes.

Can I play too? (video) Provider version. Partnerships for Inclusion. Carrboro, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center 1993. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4019 C212 1993
- Discusses the benefits of mainstreaming children with all types of disabilities. Interviews with professionals involved with inclusion are provided. (20 min)

The childcare initiative story (video). Columbia, S.C. : The University of South Carolina, 1991. Call Number: Disabilities-AV HV 851 C536 1991
- Discusses inclusion of special needs children in daycare settings. (2 min, 5 sec)

Collaborating for change (video): Including all our students. InSight Productions. Baltimore, Maryland: Distributed by Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1996. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION LC 1201 C697 1996
- Discusses what true inclusion means and gives the theory behind placing students with disabilities into general, age-appropriate classrooms. Learn what true inclusion means, and reach a complete understanding of the theory behind placing students with disabilities into general, age-appropriate classrooms. Also, get an insider's look as interviewees reveal their initial reactions to the inclusion process and share tips, techniques and practices on how to make inclusion work. (20 min)

Collaborating for change (video): Instructional strategies for all students. San Francisco Unified School District. Distributed by Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1996. Call Number: Dis-TRANSITION LC 1579 .S2 C697 1996
- This program illustrates innovative approaches to teaching in an inclusive classroom. Throughout the video, educators offer instructional strategies as well as classroom practices for developing a successful inclusion program. Discussed is the importance of curriculum modification as well as the value of cooperative learning. Finally, this program examines the benefits of making an inclusion program successful. - This video will enable educators to become more effective as they discover new resources and learn methods for achieving success with all students in all classrooms. (20 min)

Everyone has a gift (video): Building communities of capacity, a keynote presentation. John McKnight.Toronto, ON: Inclusion Press, 1996. Call Number: Disabilities-AV HN 49 .C6 E93 1996
- A moving talk about building communities where everyone can give their gifts as citizens by McKnight (Director, Community Studies Program, Northwestern University). He sees community building not as a sentimental journey, but as a job to be done by citizens in communities, schools, workplaces, human service organizations, families. Keynote presentation at the 1996 Toronto Summer Institute on Inclusion, Community and Diversity. (55 min)

The face of inclusion (video): A parent's perspective. Michael J Siano III, and Gregg Kulichik, producers and directors. Syracuse, NY: Joenro, Inc., 1995. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4031 F138 1995
- Jo and Ro Vargo's oldest daughter, Rosalind, has Rett syndrome. In this interview they describe her life and her education, describing their advocacy for system-wide education reform initiatives in the central New York area. Video also shows the inclusive middle school classroom and how it is working. (68 min)

Gahanna Bill (video): A documentary. Cicero, N.Y.: Program Development Associates: Orbital Productions, 2001. Call Number: Disabilities-AV HV 1568 G136
- A story about a developmentally disabled man and his relationships with the people of his hometown. Addresses the issue of community inclusion. (40:20 min)

Going to school (video). Venice, CA: Richard Cohen Films, 2001. Call Number: Disabilities-LC 4001 G615 2001
- A documentary film about empowering children with disabilities and their parents. Addresses issues concerning disabled children within the public education system. (64 min)

Inclusion (video). Martin, Reed (presenter) Attorney at Law. Urbana, IL: Baxley Media Group, 1994. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 3981 I371 1994
- Explains recent decisions in several Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals and addresses questions regarding what the law requires or forbids in the name of "inclusion" and what a school must answer before it proposes any placement other than a regular classroom. (70 min)

LRE, a policy of inclusion (video). Fergus Falls, Minn.: West Central Educational Cooperative Service Unit. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4019.2 L925 1992
- Discusses the benefits of including handicapped with non-handicapped children in preschool and elementary classrooms. Examines the issues from a family viewpoint and teacher/education viewpoint. (23 min)

No Body's Perfect: Everybody's Special (video, CD-ROM, manual). Verona, WI: Attainment Co., Inc., c1998. Call number: Disabilities- AV BF 697.5 N753 1998.
- This video promotes inclusion and acceptance, offering interviews with 3 kids with different types of disabilities. They talk about their self-esteem issues and the prosthetics they use. The CD-ROM offers another dimension. The activity-oriented teacher's guide makes it a total disability awareness package.

Parents and teachers in partnership (video). Young Adult Institute and WNYE-TV. 1987. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4019 P228 1987
- Shows parents and teachers how to build a closer working relationship when serving the developmentally disabled child in a mainstream classroom. Stresses the importance of open communication. (27 min)

Standards & inclusion: (video) Can we have both? Port Chester, NY: National Professional Resources, 1998. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 1201 S785 1998
- Addresses many of the critical issues facing educators who are supporting students with disabilities in inclusive settings. Drs. Lipsky & Gartner discuss the consequences of higher standards, the seven factors of successful inclusion, the reauthorization of I.D.E.A. & the restructuring of our schools. Also visits schools across the country to see some solutions first-hand. "A must for pre-service and inservice training." (40 min)

Together we're better (video): A workshop. Jack Pearpoint, Marsha Forest, Judith Snow. Evanston, IL: Comforty Mediaconcepts, 1992. Call Number: Disabilities-AV HV 1568 T645 1992
- Offers highlights from the week-long Inclusion Workshop conducted in the Chicago area in January, 1992, by noted inclusion specialists Dr. Marsha Forest, Dr. Jack Pearpoint, and Ms. Judith Snow. (147 min)

The two faces of inclusion (video): The concept and the practice. Burrello, Leonard C., Jotham M. Burrello, John Winninger. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University, 1993. Call Number: Disabilities-AV LC 4704 T974 1993
- Combines the thoughts of leading principals, parents, and leading special education administrators. Defines what inclusion is and is not. Examines the inclusion debate and suggests how to start and maintain the momentum to change teaching and learning for all students. (57 min)

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