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ERIC Number: ED170292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 5
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Teachers Prepare for Regular Class Placement of Handicapped Students. Briefly on...Regular Class Placement. No. 2.
Dirksen, Joan
The complex human and legal issues surrounding regular class placement of handicapped students have created some disagreement and confusion among teachers and teacher educators. The confusion is bound up with the issues of teacher biases, stigmatization of the handicapped, and the ability of untrained teachers to work properly with handicapped children. Whatever the issues, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act is now law, and the immediate need is for inservice education for teachers who have no training in special education. In addition, colleges and universities must be prepared to restructure the curriculum of teacher education programs to include special education. (DS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act