by: Michelle Murray
1. the act of including.
2. the state of being included.
3. something that is included.
When I was a child, I was bullied. For some reason the other kids decided there was something wrong with me. They’d turn their backs, walk away, and yell at me. Worst of all, they isolated me from my surroundings.
When I was a child, inclusion was never taught; most of the children I went to school with taunted and teased anyone who seemed slightly different; which always led me to think – what is difference, and who decides who’s different?
My mother always taught ...