Useful Links Relating to Education and Policy

  1. Alberta Education has embraced inclusive education and strongly encourages schools to provide, as the first option, acceptance and inclusion of all students in regular classrooms, making accommodations and modifications to curriculum as necessary. Each local school district will interpret and implement this philosophy differently. See more information on Inclusive Education, and Funding Special Education Coding Criteria. They has also created a series of nine videos outlining inclusive education. Alberta Education also provides documents that help parents understand an IPP (Individualized Program Planning) and how teachers are advised to support children with ADHD in the classroom.
  2. Edmonton Public School Board (EPSB) has posted the following resources: Policy on inclusive learning and the Strategies Program
  3. Edmonton Catholic School District (ECSD) Special Education information.