A range of resources are available to support services to provide inclusive environments and programs for all children.
Sometimes the most helpful resources are the ones that help us to reflect on our practice and support us to think differently.

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2020 Calendar

2020 Calendar

Inclusion Support Queensland has developed this calendar for 2020 to support you on your inclusion journey.

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Understanding Behaviour Poster

Understanding Behaviour Poster

This poster supports educators to critically reflect on thier practice as individuals and together as a team.

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Inclusion Matters Poster

Inclusion Matters Poster

This poster explores what inclusion may look and feel like for children, families and educators.

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Inclusion Is

Inclusion Is

This resource is a visual 'snapshot' of inclusion to encourage educators to reflect on inclusive practice.

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Hidden Messages

Hidden Messages

This resource supports educators to reflect on how their words and actions may be interpreted by others.

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Meeting the sleep, rest and relaxation needs of all children

Meeting the sleep, rest and relaxation needs of all children

This resource supports educators to reflect on how they can work with children and families to provide appropriate opportunities to meet each child’s need for sleep, rest, and relaxation.

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Building resilience in children aged 0–12

Building resilience in children aged 0–12

This guide aims to assist practitioners to promote children’s resilience and raise community awareness about it more broadly.

Early Years Connect

Early Years Connect

Information sheets including: creating inclusive early childhood education and care services, the principles of inclusion, the legislation, leading and implementing change and working with families and service providers.

Early Childhood Australia and Early Childhood Intervention Australia – Position Statement on the inc

Early Childhood Australia and Early Childhood Intervention Australia – Position Statement on the inc

A position statement that aims to create a vision of high quality inclusive practices in early childhood education and care.
 

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Emerging Minds

Emerging Minds

The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health has been established the Emerging Minds website to assist professionals and organisations who work with children and/or parents/families to have the skills to identify assess and support children at risk of mental health conditions. Access free training, practice guides, webinars, tools, information and news.

 

Visual Supports

Visual Supports

This resource describes what visuals are, briefly explores a range of visual support options and provides some tips to assist with implementing a communication system. 

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Working Together Agreement

Working Together Agreement

The Working Together Agreement has been developed to support educators to work collaboratively with early childhood intervention practitioners and families to promote early childhood inclusion for young children with developmental delay and/or disability. This free package includes sample letters, checklists, the agreement itself and shared practice standards and guidelines.

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Raising Children

Raising Children

Raising Children website explores up-to-date, evidence-based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself. This particular link focuses on speech and language delays.

Steps to Inclusion

Steps to Inclusion

A visual tool to assist educators to reflect on their inclusion journey.

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Building Belonging

Building Belonging

Building Belonging is a comprehensive toolkit of early education resources which includes an ebook, song with actions, educator guide, posters and lesson plans. It is focussed on encouraging respect for cultural diversity and tackling racial prejudice in early childhood settings.

Statement on the Inclusion of Children in Early Childhood Education and Care

Statement on the Inclusion of Children in Early Childhood Education and Care

This statement from Early Childhood Australia explains inclusion. It outlines why inclusion is important, and it sets out what is required from everyone involved in the delivery of Early Childhood Education and Care to ensure inclusion of every child.

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Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) Fact Sheets

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) Fact Sheets

Aspect Early Intervention Program has produced a series of fact sheets to help educators and parents support children with Autism.

Strengths of Australian Aboriginal cultural practices in family life and child rearing

Strengths of Australian Aboriginal cultural practices in family life and child rearing

This paper explores some of the characteristics of traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices that contribute to effective family functioning, and how these practices can have positive effects on children and communities.

All Means All Toolkit for Educators

All Means All Toolkit for Educators

This Inclusion Toolkit for Educators has been written with leading inclusive education experts to assist educators working in school settings to welcome and support learners of all abilities in their classrooms and schools.


 

Sue Larkey Autism Tip Sheets

Sue Larkey Autism Tip Sheets

Sue Larkey has an array of tip sheets for supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


 

Queensland Children's Services Library

Queensland Children's Services Library

This free library provides a newsletter, and access to journal articles, books and other resources for services across Queensland.
 


 

Breathing and Movement Exercises

Breathing and Movement Exercises

This series introduces various breathing and mindfulness techniques to relax the mind and body and support co-regulation.


 

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Challenging Behaviour Poster

Challenging Behaviour Poster

Reframing behaviour


 

Understanding Welcome to Country

Understanding Welcome to Country

A wonderful guide for understanding the importance of ceremony, Welcome to Country and how to be a welcoming country for the newly arrived.


 

Motor Active Online Exercise

Motor Active Online Exercise

Motor Active Online is an exercise program delivered online (through Zoom meetings and video sharing), designed for children 4 -17 years of age who have difficulty moving and playing in a coordinated manner, or who would like to increase their levels of physical activity. Motor Active Online provides a fun, unique, non-threatening and inclusive environment for children.  


 

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Resource Disclaimer

This page provides a listing of resources relating to inclusion which may be of interest to educators.  The Inclusion Support QLD aims to list inclusion-related, high quality resources from reputable sources on this page, however Inclusion Support QLD cannot regulate or guarantee the quality or accuracy of details, and relevance of resources listed and is not responsible for any errors or omissions.  All content on this page is shared here for information purposes only and the Inclusion Support QLD does not endorse or promote any specific resource listed on this page.  Early Childhood and Child Care services should use their own professional judgments when deciding what resources will best suit their needs. 

To suggest a resource for inclusion on this page please email: inclusionsupportqld@ku.com.au