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Byrd, E. Stephen – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2010
Families in India face many challenges in caring for and educating their children with disabilities. India has enacted a landmark special education law, Persons with Disabilities Act of 1995, which provides schooling and services to all children. For some students with disabilities, however, integrated and special schools are providing schooling.…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Reading Readiness, Mental Retardation, Young Adults
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Vakil, Shernavaz; Welton, Evonn; Khanna, Radhike – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article gives an overview of special education legislation in India and focuses on the success of one school in meeting the needs of students with moderate to profound mental retardation through an integrated approach. The school has created two cooperative business enterprises with donations and parent involvement. (Contains 8 references.)…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices
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Lamorey, Suzanne – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2002
This article provides a case study of monocultural personnel preparation, discusses various cultural beliefs about disability, and examines the effect of the dualities and dichotomies of parent/professional beliefs about childhood disabilities. In addition, it discusses intervention concerns in developing countries such as Turkey, Ecuador, and…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Beliefs, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness