Inclusion is so built into the culture at Wines Elementary, it’s hard to spot it when you see it.
People sometimes think of inclusion as something out of the ordinary; as an outsider entering in to a new situation, says Principal David DeYoung. “But we don’t see it as that,” he says. “We see it as: You are part of the community. And—like everyone else—you bring your own needs to the classroom. Everyone gets what they need. Some kids need different things.”
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