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Keywords

Inclusive education; Mainstreaming in education; Children with disabilities--Education;

Abstract

Is inclusion really the best environment for students with disabilities? Inclusion remains a controversial topic of discussion in the world of education. Since the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), discussing the idea of inclusion has become more acceptable as school personal become willing to create inclusive classroom settings. This paper will examine the ideas behind inclusion including the history and evolution of inclusion. Throughout this paper the focus will be placed on inclusion issues in the classroom, as well as present various perspectives from individuals involved in the inclusion process. Research cited in this review suggests that when used appropriately, inclusion promotes academic achievement and social development for the student with a disability and the regular education student as well.

Year of Submission

2007

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Lynn Ethan Nielsen

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Date Original

2007

Object Description

1 PDF file (36 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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