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Inclusion of youths with disabilities in 4-H: a scoping literature review

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Taylor-Winney, Jennifer (main author), Xue, Caryn (author), McNab, Erin (author), Krahn, Gloria (author)
Online journal article
Publication Date:
Extension Journal, Inc.
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
attitudes, communication analysis, communication research, educational needs, information needs, telecommunications, training, youth, outreach, disabilities, 4-H, inclusion, accessible
12 pages., Article #:3FEA1, via online journal., The Journal of Extension serves as a conduit for the dissemination of current research and practices within Extension and 4-H. We conducted a review of Journal of Extension articles published since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our purpose was to determine what practices, programs, and studies have occurred regarding inclusion in 4-H of youths with disabilities or special health care needs. The review resulted in detailed examination of 16 articles and revealed information about Extension professionals' attitudes toward inclusion, strategies and program approaches related to inclusion, and specific areas that need to be addressed further to increase inclusion.