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ERIC Number: EJ1058315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1555-6913
Inclusive Post-Secondary Education in Canada: Transition to Somewhere for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Aylward, M. Lynn; Bruce, Cynthia
Journal of the International Association of Special Education, v15 n2 p42-47 Fall 2012
Inclusive Education is not a new concept in Canada, however in contrast to the dominant approach to post-secondary disability access that narrowly focuses on the legal obligation to accommodate student learning, we consider Inclusive Post-secondary Education (IPSE) for students with intellectual disabilities within a broader framework of inclusive citizenry. IPSE programs in Canada originated in the province of Alberta and have enjoyed significant leadership from within the Canadian post-secondary and not-for-profit sectors. An overview of the principles and practices of IPSE programs is provided as well as details about the multiple program options available across Canada.
International Association of Special Education. c/o College of Education, Northern Arizona University, P.O. Box 5774, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5774. Tel: 928-523-8979; Fax: 928-523-1929; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada
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