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Including Youth with Special Needs

Program Contact: Melanie Greer, 4-H Program Coordinator
(360) 417-2398/360-912-2062 •

The 2015 Western Region 4-H Leaders’ Forum, hosted by Oregon State University, included a session focused on youth with special needs.To see the recording of the session, Widening the Circle, click here: 

Resources for 4-H Leaders

Downloads Referenced During Session 2

5 Questions for Parents
Case by Case Checklist
Conversations With Parents
Gathering Information from Families
Creating and Using Visual Schedules

Additional Resources

Kids Included Together – PDF of Powerpoint – 3 per page UPDATED 1:00pm 2/11/15
Pre & Post KIT Presentation 3 per page

Inclusive Program Goals
Incluisive Program Messages
Cultivating Respectful Disability Awareness
Top Tips for Inclusive Programs

4-H Agent’s Reflections: For Accommodations
4-H Agent Accommodations for County Fair