Congressional Briefing on “A Truly Inclusive Society: Encouraging the Ability in Disability” by Sheryl Lazarus, September 24, 2018

This briefing by Sherly Lazarus urges educators to commit to sustainable inclusion for all students, including students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. The briefing outlines several critical components that support sustainable inclusion for students with the most significant disabilities, which include: raising expectations, increasing educator capacity, access to the content, and systems change. Here you can find the written Congressional briefing and opening statements as well as the video footage.