The word 'Include' with lines connecting various icons about learning, with a wheelchair icon in the middle.

Children are Vermont’s greatest natural resource. As the adults who care for them, it is our duty to help them reach their highest potential, in both academics and personal character. The Vermont Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) sponsored Include K – 12 curriculum fulfills both of these duties. First, it brings an important and largely untold piece of our history into the classroom. Second, it teaches self-sufficiency, self-esteem and respect for others.