What We Believe

  • Every student deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • All students have talents and important contributions to make to our world.
  • All students can make significant educational progress given the appropriate supports.
  • Inclusion is the best practice for helping students with disabilities make educational progress.
  • Inclusion provides academic and social benefits to all students, including those without disabilities.
  • Creating inclusive communities begins with building inclusive schools.
  • Parents can effectively advocate for their own children and create needed change in the systems that serve them.
  • Coming together as a singular voice will strengthen parents’ ability to improve education for students with disabilities.