ERIC Number: EJ531996
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Strategies for Acceptance of Diversity of Students with Mental Retardation.
Phillips-Hershey, Elizabeth H.; Ridley, Lucinda L.
Elementary School Guidance & Counseling, v30 n4 p282-91 Apr 1996
Discusses the Regular Education Initiative used to introduce students with mild mental retardation into classes with their peers for academic purposes. Seeks to provide unique alternatives and suggestions for the inclusion of students with mental retardation into groups with their peers. Offers a primary prevention model focusing on group interaction between members with special needs and regular education peers. (KW)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adjustment (to Environment), Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Normalization (Disabilities), Peer Acceptance, Peer Groups, Social Adjustment, Social Development, Special Needs Students
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A