• Inclusion is the philosophy that all people have the right to be included with their peers in age-appropriate activities throughout life. 

    Having the same choices and opportunities that other people have.

    ▲ Being accepted and appreciated for who you are.

    ▲ Being with friends, both those with and without disabilities, who share your interests.

    ▲ Being a valued customer and a welcomed participant in community programs, regardless of ability level.

    ▲ Having facilities and areas that are accessible and easy to use by everyone.

    ▲ Providing the necessary individual adaptations, accommodations, and supports so every person can benefit equally from an experience in the community with friends.