Unit 2: Inclusive Education

The purpose of this unit is to offer a definition, characteristics, and benefits of inclusive educational practice. It provides information and activities to assist paraeducators contributing to inclusive classrooms for students with disabilities and their peers.

After completing Unit 2, participants will know:

  • the characteristics and benefits of inclusive education;
  • different ways that students with disabilities can be included in general education class activities with peers without disabilities; and
  • what they can do to facilitate inclusion of students with disabilities.