Inclusion so beneficial

DURING the July school holidays, the Joondalup Lakers Hockey Club will run an inclusive hockey program.

Why is this noteworthy? Well for those of us focused on developing people and the community by supporting inclusive practices we think about the types of programs run by the Lakers quite a lot.

It is my belief that individuals benefit and society benefits when we support inclusion and people come together.

It is more beneficial socially and financially when we support clubs that already exist in the community to be inclusive than it is to run separate, congregated programs.

The United Nations recently released a report titled State of the World’s Children which, when discussing children with a disability wrote ”