ERIC Number: ED341224
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Changing Canadian Schools: Perspectives on Disability and Inclusion.
Porter, Gordon L., Ed.; Richler, Diane, Ed.
The 15 papers in this collection present a Canadian perspective on providing services to children with disabilities in regular classes and schools. The papers are grouped into three sections: Philosophical, Legal and Historical Overview; Parent and Self-Advocacy; and Innovations and Practical Applications. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Changing Special Education Practice: Law, Advocacy and Innovation" (Gordon L. Porter and Diane Richler); "Inclusive Education as Social Policy" (Diane Richler); "Education: A System of Social Disempowerment" (Marcia H. Rioux); "Access to Equality in Education: The Power of Parents" (S. Dulcie McCallum); "Principles of Change: A Parent's Perspective on the Education System" (David Jory); "The Road to Inclusion: One Family's Story" (Alene Steinbach); "A Will To Learn: The Experiences of a Self-Advocate in the Education System" (Marcia Marcaccio); "The Methods and Resource Teacher: A Collaborative Consultant Model" (Gordon L. Porter); "Leading the Way: The Role of School Administrators in Integration" (Darlene E. Perner); "The Role of the Classroom Teacher" (Margaret Murray); "Implementing Multi-Level Instruction: Strategies for Classroom Teachers" (Jean Collicott); "Problem Solving Teams: A Thirty-Minute Peer-Helping Model" (Gordon L. Porter et al.); "Student to Student: Curriculum and the Development of Peer Relationships" (Julie Stone and Charlotte Campbell); "Beyond Behaviour: A Case of Social Intervention Strategies for a Student with Challenging Behaviours" (Brian Kelly and Jeff den Otter); "On Campus: Integrated Post-Secondary Education" (Melanie Panitch). (80 references) (DB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Legal Responsibility, Mainstreaming, Parent Participation, Program Implementation, Self Advocacy, Social Integration, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
The Roeher Institute, Kinsman Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., North York, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada ($24.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: G. Allan Roeher Inst., Toronto (Ontario).