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ERIC Number: EJ1102300
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-8827
Inclusive Education: Programmes and Provisions
Kappen, Mini Dejo
Journal on Educational Psychology, v4 n1 p7-12 May-Jul 2010
Inclusive education is a practice of teaching handicapped children in regular classrooms with non-handicapped children to the fullest extent possible; such children may have orthopedic, intellectual, emotional, or visual difficulties or handicaps associated with hearing or learning. In India there are constitutional provisions for Inclusive Education. Education is the right of all children, and IE aims to ensure that all children have access to an appropriate, relevant, affordable and effective education within their community. This education starts in the home with the family, and th includes formal, non-formal and all types of community-based education initiatives. Article 14, Article 21A, The 86 Constitutional Amendment Act 2002 of the Indian Constitution clarifies that "all" includes children with disabilities as well. This article will discuss Concept of inclusive education, Specific Terms in inclusive education such as Impairment, Disability, Special Educational Needs, Learning Difficulty, Mental Handicap, Indian Constitution about Inclusive Education, Reasons For Inclusion, The inclusive education programmes under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Provisions for CWSN (Children With Special Needs) under SSA and a case study on inclusive education.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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