Teach recess monitors about inclusive practices. Encourage them to connect students to each other and to suggest or facilitate structured games on the playground.

This website is dedicated to promoting inclusive schooling and exploring positive ways of supporting students with autism and other disabilities. Most of my work involves collaborating with schools to create environments, lessons, and experiences that are inclusive, respectful, and accessible for all learners.

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Ask, “Are We Inclusive?”

Posted on March 11, 2013 in Inclusion, News

From Section 3, idea #2 of Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?

If you want to know the answer to this question, ask it. Ask parents, students, teachers, and administrators.

Even though all American schools are expected to follow the same federal law, schools from town to town, district to district, and state to state would answer that question very differently.

If you ask a large group of stakeholders, you are likely to…

A week of ideas from my new book and GIVEAWAY!

Posted on March 11, 2013 in Inclusion, News

This week I am going to be posting seven ideas from my new book, “Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?”. This new book is really focused on helping schools “take it up a notch” when it comes to inclusive practices. There are four sections: classroom, school, district, and community. Any stakeholder can choose from any one of these sections to find ideas to grow their inclusive schools. There are 100 ideas in all. Hope you enjoy the preview and please feel free to add questions or comments to each.

Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?

Are you trying to grow the inclusive schooling model in your community? Do you feel like you have tried everything to create change in your school? Do you want to “sharpen the saw” and become reenergized as an advocate or educator? If you answered “yes” to any one of these questions, then this is the book for you!

Don’t We Already Do Inclusion? is not only filled with ideas for teaching diverse learners, but is also focused on…

The power of being welcomed

Posted on January 21, 2013 in Inclusion, News

How can you bring this kind of inclusive energy, sentiment, or spirit to your school? Community?

New year, new book

Posted on January 04, 2013 in Inclusion, News

Well, I have been in hiding for weeks trying to finish my latest book project and I am so excited to finally get to share it with all of you in this first week of the year. Don’t We Already Do Inclusion? won’t be out until February 1, but my new publisher, Cambridge Book Review Press, is accepting pre-orders if you want to be one of the first on your block to get it.

This book is somewhat different from others I have done as it…

“Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?”: 100 Ideas for Improving Inclusive Schools

“Paula Kluth has done it again! A lively, practical and engaging how-to book on creating inclusion. Her focus is on all of us…

DAY 12: My Ideal Bookshelf

Posted on December 24, 2012 in News

How appropriate to end this list with a selection about choosing favorite books! This collection of essays was a treat as I love books and I love to hear about…

Book cover for My Ideal Bookshelf
My Ideal Bookshelf

The books that we choose to keep –let alone read– can say a lot about who we are and how we see ourselves. In My Ideal Bookshelf, dozens of leading cultural figures share…

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