ERIC Number: EJ645022
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Residential School Placements and Disabled Children: The Contrasting Views of Local Education Authorities and of Parents.
Morris, Jenny; Abbott, David; Ward, Linda
Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, v2 n1 p1-11 Mar 2002
A study examined circumstances leading to residential school placements. Findings revealed wide variations in the use of residential schools by 21 local English authorities and conflicting views between and within authorities on the suitability of such placements. Parents' experiences were characterized by a lack of support in their decision-making. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent School Relationship, Predictor Variables, Residential Schools, School Districts, Sex Differences, Special Schools, Student Placement, Teacher Attitudes
Available at: http://www.nasen.uk.com/ejournal.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)