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» Inclusion Warm Line Network
Inclusion Warm Line Services
The state has a toll-free number to provide assistance and consultation about including children with disabilities and special health care needs. Known as the Warm Line, this service is available to any early care and education provider requesting information relating to disability and special health care needs of children.
Each early learning coalition provides warm line services for child care providers on topics including
Positive behavioral support
Laws and regulations (e.g., The Americans with Disabilities Act)
To locate a Warm Line in your area, contact your early learning coalition or
refer to this list
You may want to read the joint position statement on inclusion issued by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Division of Early Childhood.
Helpful Resources for Early Childhood Inclusion
Florida Early Steps Directory
Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System
Best Practices in Inclusive Early Childhood Education for Practitioners
For additional information on Inclusion/Warm Line services, please call toll-free 1-866-357-3239.