Graduate Project Title

A Recipe for Successful Inclusion

Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1999

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Timothy W. Young

Second Committee Member

Don B. Woodcock

Third Committee Member

Osman Alawiye


A model to assist in the process of including students with disabilities into general education classes for sixth and seventh grade students at West Valley Middle School in Yakima, Washington was developed. A literature review of current research supports inclusion as a model that addresses the school culture in the Untied States at this time. The literature review also indicated the need for schools to provide and teach study skills to better prepare students for their future.