Accessible Outreach Campaign

PIE is currently focusing its work on advocating for more barrier-free schools for students with physical disabilities. We are not only looking to increase the number of opportunities and programs available to students with physical disabilities, but we are also advocating for students and families to have more concrete information on the schools that are...

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Inclusion Study

PIE is working with a professor at Teachers College to study and identify schools in NYC that have effective inclusive communities. The Study seeks to determine the key inclusive practices of the schools by interviewing various constituencies of the schools. The goal of the Study is to create a document detailing the practices of inclusive schools, which can be...

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Inclusive Education Summit

PIE has been working in a collaborative effort with the DOE to hold an annual Inclusion Summit for students with and without disabilities across the City and from public schools from all boroughs. PIE spearheaded the concept and succeeded in advocating for the DOE to initiate this annual Summit in tandem with PIE for students to have an opportunity to reflect on the...

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Parent-to-Parent Presentation

Members of PIE have been working on a powerpoint presentation outlining basic information with regard to the rights of students with disabilities and the value of including students with disabilities in school communities. The presentation is intended for parents of general education students and can be used as a basic education tool as the DOE implements its special...

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Inclusion Celebration

For the past two years, PIE has been working with the DOE to collaborate on an Inclusion Celebration for students throughout the City.  The project has involved students submitting artistic pieces relating to the inclusion of students with disabilities in school communities. Both years the initiative ended with a celebration in May where over two hundred students...

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