Inclusion, Diversity, and Acceptance
Dignity and Disability
In this section you will find resources related to treating children with disabilities with the respect and dignity they deserve. The series provides recommendations for practitioners who work with young children with disabilities to support these children in a way that will set them up to thrive.
In this section you will find resources related to creating an inclusive environment for all children. Throughout the resources you will find suggestions for inclusive language, practices, and environments to support the development of all children.
Diving into DEC Recommended Practices
Diversity and Anti-Racism
In the sections below you will find resources related to supporting children in understanding race and anti-racism and celebrating diversity. It is never too early to talk with young children about race, racism, and diversity. By having these conversations early, we can foster an anti-racist, welcoming society that celebrates all people for the unique individuals they are.
Talking with Children