Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Psychology Press
A collection of conference papers on disability, handicap and policy. The intention behind the international conference was to provide a forum in which perspectives, research findings and policy developments could lead to a strengthening of our commitment to the empowerment of disabled people.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2023-01-24 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
How special education used disability labels to marginalize Black students in public schools The Unteachables examines the overrepresentation of Black students in special education over the course of the twentieth century. As African American children integrated predominantly white schools, many were disproportionately labeled educable mentally retarded (EMR), learning disabled (LD),
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Today autism has become highly visible. Once you begin to look for it, you realize it is everywhere. Why? We all know the answer or think we do: there is an autism epidemic. And if it is an epidemic, then we know what must be done: lots of money must
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-11-08 - Publisher: Teachers College Press
How do schools sustain a collaborative, inclusive culture in these times of high-stakes testing and standardization? Through the story of a progressively minded public elementary school, the author shows how committed educators can collaborate to maintain a creative, inclusive educational environment and still rise to the demands of state-imposed standards.