Students With Special Needs For Children With Disabilities

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Students with special needs have the right to an equal education, including the right to be in a regular classroom. This is beneficial to every child in the classroom as they develop social skills with those who are different from them. Complete inclusion of every child, entails allowing any student to stay in the classroom to learn and participate. There are different approaches to inclusion in the classroom, some view children with disabilities as hindrances and cannot learn in a class setting. However, there are many advocates who fight for the rights for children with disabilities, such as the right to remain in a classroom. Full inclusion benefits both the children with disabilities and the other children as a complete community is built. As social connections increase, the quality of life will also increase (Brown & Gibson, 2002). For equal inclusion of each child to be successful, smaller class sizes, educational assistants, as well as communication between the parents and the teacher are essential. Prior to the 1950’s, the children with disabilities were not allowed to attend school in the public education system. The children with special needs were forced to attend a designated intuition for people with disabilities. These children were separated from their friends, family and the community. Inclusion was first introduced in the early 1950’s, when a group of parents knew that their child was capable of learning in a public school setting. These parents rallied
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