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Inclusion Of An Autistic Child Into A Self-Contained Third Grade Classroom, Arlene M. Belt Jan 1998

Inclusion Of An Autistic Child Into A Self-Contained Third Grade Classroom, Arlene M. Belt

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This article describes the disorder of autism in the spectrum of pervasive developmental disorders, the challenges that the autistic child faces, and the inclusion of an autistic child, a nine-year old boy, into a self-contained third grade classroom. Through details of his life, the reader is given an intimate look at the personal and educational issues he faces as he struggles to cope with his disability. In addition to focusing on how the disorder affects an individual, the paper stresses the importance of parents and professionals working together to develop and implement teaching strategies that will assist such a child ...


Inclusion And Inclusive Classrooms At The Preschool Level, Michele Keefer Jan 1998

Inclusion And Inclusive Classrooms At The Preschool Level, Michele Keefer

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The purpose of this review of literature is to examine previous research concerning inclusive classrooms at the preschool level and to determine the most appropriate guidelines for inclusion. Benefits and problems of inclusion were discussed. Guidelines for developing and implementing inclusive programs were suggested. Also, a summary, conclusions, and recommendations are included in the last chapter.


Mental Health Services For The Deaf And Hard-Of-Hearing, Laura Scheffert James Jan 1997

Mental Health Services For The Deaf And Hard-Of-Hearing, Laura Scheffert James

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In an effort to help increase the reader's understanding of the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, the author of this paper will attempt to describe and define this population. Specific mental health concerns of this population reviewed in the literature will be noted, and mental health needs of the population will be identified. Ethical and legal considerations found in the literature will be reviewed. Characteristics of specialized training programs for counselors working with the deaf and hard-of-hearing will be discussed, and recommendations for the establishment of more effective, comprehensive, and specialized training programs for counselors working with deaf and hard-of-hearing ...