Open Access Thesis
Mentally ill--Education; School mental health services;
This purpose of this study was to explore the educational experiences of an individual entitled to services through the labels of an intellectual disability and a mental health concern. The study employed qualitative methodologies and methods, through the use of a life/oral history, which allowed the researcher to interview the participant to gain a deeper understanding of the school experiences pertaining to a student with a mental health concern. The study concluded that authentic and individualized supports and services are needed as well as promoting meaningful relationships. Study considerations and future studies are discussed at the end.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Special Education
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©2013 Nikki Leigh King
King, Nikki Leigh, "Mental illness and schools: An examination of how schools are providing supports and services to students with mental health concerns" (2013). Dissertations and Theses @ UNI. 68.