Taking Sides: Parent Views on Inclusion for Their Children with Severe Disabilities
- Inclusion: Where Is It Happening? McLeskey, James; Henry, Daniel // Teaching Exceptional Children;Sep/Oct98, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p4
Part I. Examines data on inclusion from the Annual Reports to Congress by the Office of Special Education Programs, United States Department of Education. Cumulative placement rate; Number of students identified with disabilities; Placement settings for disabled students; Influence of...
- `They Are My Best Friends'. Hughes, Carolyn; Guth, Carol // Teaching Exceptional Children;May/Jun99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p32
Discusses the ways to increase social interactions between students in general class and students with severe disabilities. Common problems encountered in inclusive education; Recommendation to use the peer buddy system to promote inclusion in high school; Steps to starting a peer buddy program.
- Inclusion: What Progress Is Being Made Across States? McLeskey, James; Henry, Daniel // Teaching Exceptional Children;May/Jun99, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p56
Part III. Discusses the progress made toward the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms in the United States. Description of placement settings for handicapped students; Trends in different states in terms of student placements; Adjusted cumulative placement...
- Side by side. Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week;03/25/98, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p32
Features how schools are educating students with disabilities in regular classrooms. Zachary Taylor Elementary School as a full-inclusion school model; Teaching disabled children as a challenge for educators; Problems encountered by schools implementing inclusion schools for disabled students. ...
- Ingredients for successful inclusion. Sanacore, Joseph // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Nov96, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p222
Presents suggestions on the ingredients for successful inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classrooms. Developing cooperative vision program to build commitment; Involving special education and classroom teachers in staff development activities; Effective classroom practices;...
- School counselors and full inclusion for children with special needs. Tarver-Behring, Shari; Spagna, Michael E.; Sullivan, James // Professional School Counseling;Feb98, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p51
Describes specific ways that school counselors can assist students with disabilities. Process of full inclusion; Collaboration and consultation with special education teachers; Social and emotional adjustment building; Consultation with families.
- Inclusion programs for learning disabled students in middle... Kolstad, Rosemarie; Wilkinson, Mary M. // Education;Spring97, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p419
Examines why inclusion has become a popular placement option for learning disabled students and to identify successful inclusion programs for learning disabled students of middle-school age. Identifying the learning disabled; Increase in number of learning disabled children; Legal constraints of...
- Meeting the challenges of an inclusive classroom of... Vaidya, Sheila Rao // Education;Summer97, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p622
Provides a framework for meeting the challenges of an inclusive classroom for children with special needs. Definition of an inclusive classroom; Defining a school philosophy on inclusion; Promoting teaching excellence; Professional development for administrators; Monitoring student progress.
- Inclusion. Hess, Mary Anne // NEA Today;Apr97, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p4
Presents the different strategies in educating students with disabilities in the United States. Power of peer tutoring used in Washington State; How did Eric Carter use his musical talent in teaching students with disabilities; Integrating team teaching in Mexico; More.