ERIC Number: ED358677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Including Students with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms. ERIC Digest #E521.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Reston, VA.
This information sheet summarizes requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act regarding inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms and lists activities and support systems that have been found successful in fostering such inclusion. Suggestions are given in the areas of attitudes and beliefs, services and physical accommodations, school support, collaboration, and instructional methods. A sample scenario illustrates collaborative teaching by a regular and a special education teacher in a third grade classroom. (Contains 9 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Beliefs, Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Mainstreaming, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Services, Social Integration, Teaching Methods, Teamwork
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091-1589 ($1 each, minimum order $5 prepaid).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act