v Foreword by Barbara Kalmanson, PhD ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xix Part 1 The Foundation of Relationship-Based Inclusion 1 Chapter 1 Why Inclusion? 3 There’s No Blueprint 3 How Inclusion Has Evolved 5 What Is Inclusion? 7 Why Inclusion? 8 Chapter 2 Principles of Relationship-Based Inclusion 12 Pioneers of Relationship-Based Education 12 Principles of Relationship-Based Inclusive Education 14 Chapter 3 Sensory Integration Theory and the Developmental- Individual Difference-Relationship-Based (DIR) Model 26 A Basic Description of Sensory Integration 27 The DIR Model 32 Tools DIR Offers to Relationship-Based Inclusive Preschool Teachers 36 Chapter 4 A Way to Begin: The Engage-Reflect-Plan Cycle 43 Engage 45 Reflect 45 Plan 46 A Never-Ending Cycle 48 Including One, Including All IOIATextFINAL.indd 5 12/14/09 3:39:28 PM