As schools move towards inclusive education, it is important to build a culture of acceptance in the community. The Easterseals Disability Awareness Program is an interactive curriculum with hands-on, experiential learning activities designed to:
The curriculum, presented by the Easterseals Disability Awareness staff, is tailored to the needs of a particular school, classroom, or community group.
This curriculum is also an essential component of the Easterseals Integration Program. Prior to an Easterseals student participating in any integration experience, the Disability Awareness staff present the Disability Awareness Program to children in the typical school program that will be sharing in the integration experience. This allows the typical children to "experience" a disabilty, so that they can underrstand and welcome future interaction with children and adults with disabilities.
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For more information, contact Tiffany Mori at 412-281-7244 ext. 1269 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.