This tool kit has been developed for cultural organizations that want to create programs where children of all abilities and their families can participate. Whether your museum is located in a large city or in a small, suburban or rural setting, the tool kit will provide ideas for developing inclusive programming that will meet the needs of your community.

This tool kit is arranged in 8 steps that include:
  1. A general description
  2. Important goals and ideas
  3. A detailed account of how Port Discovery and PACT approached each step
The following steps will help to make your program successful:
  • Set clear goals and objectives
  • Maintain commitment to the process
  • Focus on a few key goals
  • Develop clear programs
  • Tap into dependable funding sources
  • Document everything
  • Have FUN!

Additional Resources
Some national websites may be helpful for statistics, research, information about specific disabilities and links to other resources: