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Disability inclusion is what we teach, but acceptance for ALL individuals with differences is the result of an inclusive mindset.

For every school chapter, we can positively affect the lives of approximately 66 students with disabilities.

School Benefits

  • Take your school to the forefront of the inclusion movement
  • All students needs are better met/greater resources for everyone
  • Increased understanding and acceptance of diversity within the student body
  • Prepares all students for adult life in an inclusive society
  • Promote community service
  • Greater academic outcomes

Student Benefits

  • Become a voice for inclusion in your school and local community
  • Personal fulfillment through contribution to the community and individuals
  • Satisfaction through including kids that may not normally be included
  • Fun group activities and personal development
  • Create new friendships
  • Respect for ALL people
  • Develop your resume or college application
  • Opportunities to master activities by practicing and teaching others

Benefits for Students with a Disability

  • Increased achievement of IEP goals
  • Increased social interactions, relationships and behavior
  • Increased inclusion in future environments
  • New friendships
  • New opportunities
  • Increased participation in school activities
  • Motivation to learn
  • Increased academic performance
  • Leadership development
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Better mental health
  • Increased self-sufficiency and independence