1 Inclusive means no one gets denied the opportunity to learn. Presume Competence Presuming competence goes a long way for students with disabilities. I see the mind first. People, Not Puzzles Every student is a person first, a human exploring the world. Their disability is their challenge, but also their asset. I help them discover the difference. Cooperative Skill Share Working with a student’s caregivers, teachers, or peers helps the student solidify skills. Fluid Teaching This approach is based on the idea that the needs of the learner are constantly evolving. Fluid teaching makes sure the method adjusts, not the student.