Inclusion Today, Community Living for Life

When Megan Scully’s four month old son, Danny, was diagnosed with a developmental disability resulting from genetic brain lesions, two of the first questions she asked the doctors were, “would he ever go to school?” and “would he ever make friends?”

Danny is now three, and his mom says, “Not only does he make friends, but he gets in trouble! He has to be separated from his best friends at nap time because they make too much noise.”

Danny’s parents attribute much of his success to his participation in an inclusive early childhood program at the¬†Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Child Development Center¬†in Washington, D.C., where children with and without disabilities learn and play side-by-side.

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