TITLE

Universal Design for Early Childhood Education: Ensuring Access and Equity for All

AUTHOR(S)
Darragh, Johnna
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Oct2007, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p167
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article introduces the framework of Universal Design for Early Childhood Education (UDECE). The goal of the framework is to synthesize best practices within the field of early childhood education and special education, providing a template to support access and equity for all children. The UDECE framework includes examination of issues of access, the provision of high quality educational practices, and issues of accountability for success and equity. By placing the needs of all children at the core, UDECE extends philosophies embracing full inclusion into pathways through which this goal can be supported.
ACCESSION #
26618651

 

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