Inclusion in Afterschool & Summer
Inclusive practices in afterschool and summer programs can be an intimidating idea, that may reference everything from physical, to medical, to culturally-specific accommodations. However, building truly inclusive programs ensures every child has an equal opportunity to show their strengths, build friendships, and discover new interests. And ultimately, program leaders create a positive, accepting environment where all children feel valued.
Resources to Explore
During our Springing into Summer webinar series, we provided a session on Summer Accommodations for Chronic Conditions, which included several great resources for physical and medical inclusive practices. See resources from the spring 2022 session
Inclusive Practices Training Opportunities
OregonASK has partnered with Kat King, a national Inclusion Specialist, to provide several training series opportunities for afterschool and summer program staff. Find out more about Inclusion Base Camp.