Introduction to Inclusion in Early Learning 

This course is designed for all early childhood professionals. Whether you’re just hearing the term “inclusion” for the first time and want to learn more, or you’ve been committed to inclusive early learning for your entire career, this course has something for you! Learn what inclusion is and why it matters. Explore what the research says about the benefits of inclusion for both typically-developing children and children with disabilities. Join us to look at inclusion through an equity lens and transform how you think about the intersectionality of race, gender, and ability. IMPACT’s team of experts will guide you through the “how” of supporting children with challenging behaviors and disabilities by providing tips and solutions to some of the most common challenges that classrooms and programs face when it comes to inclusive practices.
1.5 Hours
Intended for educators working with 
Infant -

Course Details

This course is a mix of:
 On-demand lessons with visuals including text, images, and videos 
Recorded audio narration with optional closed captioning
Engaging activities that support learning
IMPACT's online childcare courses are Merit STARS approved and provide evidence-based early childhood education training.
Certificate for 1.5 continuing education hours awarded upon completion of course and quiz
  • 5 Lessons

    • Features of Inclusion
    • Explore Inclusive Learning Environments
    • Identify Benefits of Inclusion
    • Learn About Effects of Expulsion
    • Create Action Steps for Becoming Inclusive

Bonus Materials

  • Fair vs. Equal handout
  • Preschool to Prison Pipeline handout


  • Intended for: Educators working with Infant - Pre-K
  • May be applicable for: Educators working with Kindergarten - 3rd grade

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Course Access


All online on-demand IMPACT courses are accessible for 12 months after the date of purchase. 


Each course includes the English transcript of the narration 


Through Google widgets, our courses can be translated into many different languages. 

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