ERIC Number: EJ887048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 35
Addressing the Religious and Spiritual Diversity of Students with Disabilities and Their Families
Elhoweris, Hala; Whittaker, Catharine; Salend, Spencer J.
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, v10 n1-2 p1-7 Dec 2007
It is critical for educators to understand the influence of religion or spirituality on students and their families. This article reviews the literature addressing religious, spiritual, and cultural beliefs with an emphasis on quality-of-life issues and provides suggestions educators can use to enhance the services that they provide.
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Disabilities, Student Diversity, Spiritual Development, Religion, Cultural Influences, Student Needs, Quality of Life, Legal Responsibility, Family School Relationship
Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners, Council for Exceptional Children. 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 888-232-7733; Fax: 703-264-9494; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org/ddel
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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