An Overview of Expanding Inclusive Opportunities
Expanding Opportunities (PDF)
Expanding Inclusive Opportunities is a federally funded initiative designed to build on existing state efforts to improve inclusive opportunities for young children with disabilities and their families.
Expanding Inclusive Opportunities Initiative is an interagency collaboration among:
Read the entire
Expanding Inclusive Opportunities here.
Maine was nominated as one of the three states to participate in the
Fourth Annual Expanding Inclusive Opportunities Pre-Institute State Planning Days held in Chapel Hill North Carolina on July 21 & 22, 2008. The states selected were asked to identify cross-agency teams to participate in the institute and continue to work with the team and on selected priorities in this area.
Maine's Expanding Inclusive Opportunities (MEIO)
Initiative represents a collaborative commitment by the
MEIO cross-agency state leadership team; the
Maine Department of Education - Child Development Services,
Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and the
for Community Inclusion & Disability Studies, to support
early childhood programs in providing high quality inclusive
settings for young children and their families.
about the Maine State Team strategic planning process here.
State Team Contact:
Early Childhood Coordinator, CCIDS