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Kids Included Together

About Kids Included Together

Kids Included Together (KIT) specializes in providing best practices training for community–based organizations committed to including children with and without disabilities into their recreational, child development and youth development programs.

Utilizing a blended learning style with interactive eLearning components, KIT’s services are provided free of charge to its 63 affiliate organizations representing over 304 sites in San Diego County. Since its inception in 1997, Kids Included Together (KIT) has trained over 25,000 youth providers in the best practices of inclusion. Over 15,000 children with disabilities have been co–enrolled with over 265,000 children without disabilities at KIT affiliate sites. 72% of KIT’s organizational budget is allocated to program expenses.

The Impact

KIT has been awarded major grants and contracts from Qualcomm, the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, the National Foundation for Autism Research (NFAR), CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and The Corky McMillin Companies.

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In 2009-10, KIT allocated 72% of its organizational budget to program expenses.

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KIT's services are provided free of charge to its 63 affiliate organizations representing over 304 sites in San Diego County.

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Since its inception in 1997, over 265,000 children without disabilities have been co-enrolled in KIT affiliate programs with children with disabilities.

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Over 33,000 child care providers and youth program staff have received online and/or live training from KIT since its inception.

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Over the past 13 years, KIT has conducted over 800 live trainings to over 320 organizations.

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Since its inception, KIT affiliate organizations have served over 25,000 children with disabilities.

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