DCDD Past President, Harold Johnson
On May 12, 2014 the DCDD Board adopted the following motion initiated by Harold Johnson:
"DCDD supports the inclusion of safety IFSP statements and IEP objectives in the educational planning documents of children with disabilities."
Explanation and support for this position can be found within a presentation entitled "Starting with the End in Mind: The O.U.R. Children Project
: You are asked to support to this effort to enhance the safety and success of children with disabilities, by:
1. Share a copy of the presentation with a colleague;
2. Incorporate at least one safety statement (IFSPs) and/or objective (IEPs) into the educational planning documents of your students; and
3. Email Harold Johnson/DCDD Past President (email@example.com) the safety statements and/or objectives you incorporated into your student's educational plans. Note: Do not include any information that could be used to identify the student.
The intent of this request is to develop and share an evolving data base of safety statements and objectives that are being used across the U.S. to enhance the safety and success of children with disabilities.
*The following organizations have also noted their support for the inclusion of safety statements (IFSPs) and objectives
(IEPs) in educational planning documents for children with
disabilities: Kidpower (5/23/14); Hands & Voices (5/27/14); IDC of CEC (6/11/14) Association of College Educators Deaf & Hard of Hearing (2/12/15)
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