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    Advantages of Inclusion for Disabled Children There are many advantages for children with disabilities, to be placed in a regular classroom setting. First of all, children are spared the effects of being separate and segregated. Sometimes, segregated education can provide negative effects, such as labeling (Wolery, M. and Wilbers, J., 1994). Labeling of a disabled child can be held over their head throughout their education. Also, being separated can make other children have negative attitudes

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    reader chooses not to read for different reasons than the indifferent reader. Often their reason is that they have difficulties in reading and don't know how to read. In other words, they struggle with comprehension. In fact, 80% of learning disabled children have problems with reading, therefore, part of the reluctancy may be due to the learning disability. (Tucker, 1) When I first began doing my research, I thought maybe my indifferent readers were unsure of where to obtain books to read. However

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    Do I Or Dont I

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    Understanding Learning Disabilities how the guy treated the adults in the room, on how to treat learning disabled children. I learned that they first have to interpret the question, then think about the answer, and then reply to the question. It takes them twice as long in the thinking process, as it does a normal student. At least I would not feel left out in the dust on how to handle a learning disabled child if ever I received one.

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    reputation for yourself, and it can be a useful tool for social commentary. However, I started to feel that I was living in a sort of privileged dream-world; I needed to give back something more substantial than a good show. I taught learning disabled children last summer, and volunteered last semester at a preschool. I am currently looking for a job in politics for this summer, and I hope to use my time next year working on a great (as yet undetermined) public service project. I feel extremely

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    My Challenged Friend

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    teachers were not aware of ADHD and were extremely critical of me and insensitive to my disability. It was then I was approached to help Freddie, who is mentally challenged, prepare for the upcoming "Challenger Little League." In the league disabled children play, and "normal" kids act as their "buddies" to help move the game along. Freddie's mom and mine thought it would be a good idea because I would be helping Freddie get ready for the league, and doing something for Freddie might make me feel

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    himself to decide that his daughter would never lead a full life. Tracy Latimer was never given an opportunity for success, as her life was taken. A not guilty verdict would have told people that parents of disabled children can perform both voluntary euthanasia on their children. In the United States, euthanasia was voted on for the first time in the state of Washington. Although polls before the vote revealed strong support for it,the ballot was defeated by fifty-four to forty-six

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    Pros and Cons of Inclusion

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    Pros and Cons of Inclusion Inclusion 'mainstreams' physically, mentally, and multiply disabled children into regular classrooms. In the fifties and sixties, disabled children were not allowed in regular classrooms. In 1975 Congress passed the Education of all Handicapped Students Act, now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA mandates that all children, regardless of disability, had the right to free, appropriate education in the least restrictive environment. Different

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    Inclusion in the Classroom

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    Inclusion in the Classroom Inclusion is one of the very controversial topics concerning the education of students in today's society. It is the effort to put children with disabilities into the general education classes. The main purpose is to ensure that every child receives the best education possible by placing them in the best learning environment possible. Inclusion is a very beneficial idea, supported by law that promotes a well-rounded education while also teaching acceptance of others

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    The Montessori Method

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    Mary Montessori, as a way of educating mentally disabled children. Her ideas were so successful with these children that she began to apply her understanding of learning to study the potential of normally functioning children (Oalf, 2001). Dr. Montessori's approach to education stresses the importance of learning styles, independence and responsibility. According to Maria Montessori, 'In the special environment prepared?in our schools, the children themselves found a sentence that expresses their

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    be self-assured that I am here, healthy and able to bring myself through the worst of circumstances. This realization and knowledge has presented itself in the most realistic way just within the past three years, while I continually helped disabled children learn various life skills. In these three years, my attention was unforgivably snagged by one child, Damion, who seemed to have an unfathomable web of trials and difficulties in his fragile little life. On an undying attempt to learn more about

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