NAEYC & DEC Joint Position Statement on Early Childhood Inclusion
This position statement jointly created by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Division for Early Childood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) was published in 2009. It defines early childhood inclusion and clarifies what is meant by access, participation, and supports.
The position statement can be found on the DEC website under resources: position statements. Look for "Inclusion (April 2009) to find the position statement in English and Spanish as well as an executive summary.