Education: Inside the Classroom Inclusion

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Inside the classroom, inclusion benefits all kind of students with their communication skills. Within inclusive classrooms, students have the opportunity to learn how to communicate with students who communicate in a non-traditional way. Whether it is through brail, sign language, computers, or writing, individuals learn how to understand one another. In addition, individuals are given the opportunity to express themselves in the way they feel comfortable. The peers in the class without disabilities, in essence, are learning a second language because they too need to be able to communicate with their peers (Kliewer). Along with the students growing in communication, teachers themselves grow in their knowledge and expertise with the different forms of communication skills.
Behavior and social skills are learned when children with and without disabilities are included together in a classroom. According to a study done by Nirvi Shah about inclusion of students with disabilities, the regular education students can provide examples of appropriate classroom behavior, along with appropriate social behavior for the special education students (Shah). The expectations in a regular education classroom for appropriate classroom behavior and social behavior are high and natural for regular education students. With the help of the regular education students, students with disabilities learn the appropriate classroom and social behavior. Often, students with disabilities are
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