Use the Web links to answer the following
questions. Type your answers into the answer template
and open file "ansdis" with any word processor or text editor).
- Read Educating
Exceptional Children. What are the
different categories of exceptional children? At the conclusion of
this report, trends in special education are discussed. Do you
agree with the statement, "Today it is recognized that valuable
contributions may be made even by people with severe handicaps."
Have you seen indications of this in your personal experiences? If
so, what are/were they?
- Take a close look at the excerpt from the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in
Students with Disabilities in General Education
Classrooms. Then read about activites
and support systems commonly found where successful inclusion is
taking place. Do you see these practices and policies in your
schools? If so, what form do they take? If not, what steps might
move you closer?
- Read I
Am The Child. Write a response back to
each of these children that expresses your commitment to them. For
each child, what will you pledge?
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