ERIC Number: EJ792286
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
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Can We Be Friends?
Grace, Catherine O'Neill
Instructor, v115 n6 p27-29 Mar 2006
Students with disabilities, whether they are developmental, cognitive, or physical, can find the "unwritten curriculum" of social life at school painfully isolating. Yet these children can be included, and experience the joy of connecting with peers. This article presents some simple techniques teachers can use to foster positive social experiences for their special needs students.
Descriptors: Social Life, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Peer Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development, Classroom Environment, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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