Educational Framework For Inclusion Of Children With Disabilities

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The literature review is organized in five sections. Firstly, the definition of disability will be considered followed by a discussion of the historical context of the terminology used. Second, research is presented to show how the government of Canada view and plan for individuals with impairments. Support for inclusion of children with disabilities in public settings will be examined. Third, typical language acquisition and socio-emotional development will be presented to examine the learning process of children with and without disabilities. Fourth, once autism is discussed, the concept of universal design for learning as an educational framework for inclusion will be explored. The educational framework for inclusion plays a crucial role in guiding the development of children with flexible learning environments to accommodate all individuals regardless of their learning differences. Fifth, a handbook of strategies will be presented with the purpose of assisting early childhood educators with important information regarding autism in addition to providing strategies and evidence-based interventions.

The World Health Organization ‘s (2011) report defined disability as being complex, dynamic and a multidimensional highly debated problem that is part of the human condition. With aging, a disability may become a part of elderly individual’s daily lives. The WHO (2011) report described impairments as an issue in body structure or function, limitation in activities as being
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