2008 Global Summit on Education: Inclusive Practices for Students With Disabilities
The purpose of this summit was to continue the dialogue that began in October 2007 at the Global Policy Summit on the Well-Being of People with Intellectual Disabilities, in Shanghai, China. In hosting this event, the Department of Education brought together education leaders, advocates for people with disabilities, educators, academics, and government officials to:
- Promote an international dialogue on education for students with disabilities;
- Identify valuable tools and resources to provide high quality academic opportunities for students with disabilities; and
- Share successes and challenges from a global perspective.
(October 18, 2008)