What is it ?
The inclusion mark was a Lincolnshire initiative developed to ensure the continuity of the practices initiated by The National Inclusion Development programmes (IDP) - Supporting Pupils on the autism spectrum 2009/2010.The AIM4LINCS Inclusion Mark is awarded to schools who demonstrate they can :
- Consistently develop and deliver good practice standards for children and young people with SC/AS, through a whole school approach.
- Work with families and others (eg. support agencies) to support individuals with SC/AS.
- Sustain and develop practice to renew their AIM4 inclusion mark every three years.
Why is it important ?
- To identify good practice, have it recognised and move it forward.
- To develop confidence among staff in meeting the differences of CYP with SC/AS.
- Effective SC/AS practice is helpful for all CYP but is essential for individuals with SC/AS.