The Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) is a global resource and network of professionals, families, schools and organizations focusing on inclusive education around the world. At the heart of ISN is the mission: To encourage, embolden and empower people to design and implement effective inclusive schools, by sharing insights and best practices and by providing opportunities for
connection. ISN provides year-round opportunities for families and educators to meet others on the same journey of building and sustaining inclusive schools and communities.
Inclusive Schools Week (ISW) is an annual event sponsored by the Inclusive Schools Network. Celebrated during the first week in December, ISW was created to commemorate the progress that schools have made in providing a quality education to an increasingly diverse student population including students who are marginalized due to disability, gender, socio-economics status, cultural heritage language preference and other factors. ISW also provides an important opportunity for educators, students and parents to discuss what else needs to be done in to ensure that their schools continue to improve their ability to successfully educate all children
The Inclusive Class Podcast is an independently produced program on Blog Talk Radio. It is hosted by Nicole Eredics, founder of the online resource, The Inclusive Class and Terri Mauro, About.com guide to Parenting Children with Special Needs. Nicole is an elementary educator who has spent over 15 years teaching in inclusive classroom settings. Terri Mauro is one of the most recognized experts on special education and special needs parenting on the internet. She is the author of 50 Ways to Support Your Child’s Special Education and The Everything Parent’s Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder. Together, Nicole and Terri interview expert guests to explore the issues around the promise and practice of inclusive education. You can tune into Blog Talk Radio at www.blogtalkradio.com every Friday morning at 9 AM EST and listen to The Inclusive Class Podcast.