ERIC Number: ED345461
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Current Themes in Integration. The Exceptional Child. Monograph Number Two.
Ashman, Adrian F., Ed.
Exceptional Child, n2 1991
This collection represents diverse views and opinions concerning integration of individuals with disabilities in Australia and, to a lesser extent, New Zealand. The objective in producing the volume is to stimulate thought and further debate about the policies and practices associated with integration, and numerous perceptions of integration are offered. Titles and authors of individual papers are as follows: "A Background to Integration" (John Elkins); "Two Models of Integration: A Review of Some of the Recent Literature on the Effects of Integration in Schools" (Peter Cole); "An Ecological Analysis of Progress toward Non-Restrictive Environments in New Zealand" (Keith D. Ballard); "Integration of Children with Physical and Intellectual Abilities into Support (Special) Classes Attached to Regular Schools" (Yola Center and others); "Support for Integration: Questioning the Efficacy of the Resource/Remedial Model of Service Delivery to Academically Handicapped Children" (Barry A. Fields); "Cognitive Strategies for Use in Classes Containing Students with Diverse Abilities" (Adrian F. Ashman and Robert N. F. Conway); "Mainstreaming of Secondary Students with Sensory Disability" (Philip J. Foreman and Robert N. F. Conway); "Students with Learning Difficulties in Secondary Schools: A Whole School Approach" (Ian Hay); "Integration of Townsville Special School Students at Townsville High School" (Barry Harker); "Teaching in Integrated Settings: A Focus on Professional Development" (Bill Patching and others); "Integration of Young Children into Regular Early Childhood Settings: Management of Staff and Parents" (Roger A. Baxter and Barbara Lee Crickmore); "A Model for Providing Specialist Therapy-Support Services to Children with Physical Disabilities Who Are Integrated into Mainstream Schools in City and Rural Areas" (Tim Ziersch and others); "Developing Curriculum and School Organization To Integrate 'Disruptive Students'" (Roger Slee); "Service Provision and the Acceptance of Change: Integration across the Life-Span" (Ron Joachim); and "The Integration of Students with Disabilities into Regular Schools in Australia: Can It Be a Reality?" (Paul M. Gannon). (JDD)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Models, Physical Disabilities, Preschool Education, Remedial Programs, Resource Room Programs, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia ($30.00 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Queensland Univ., Brisbane (Australia). Fred and Eleanor Schonell Educational Research Centre.
Identifiers: Australia; New Zealand