Maintaining the Mainstreamed Child in the Regular Classroom: The Decision-making Process

Heron, Timothy E.
April 1978
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Apr1978, Vol. 11 Issue 4
Academic Journal
Describes a composite decision-making approach for maintaining a mainstreamed child in the regular classroom. Components of the decision-making approach; Inclusion of specific alternatives; Techniques which can be used to reintegrate a child with mild mental handicap.


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