Essays Tagged: "children with disabilities"

Special Education Law

es must be made available to any child with a qualifying disability when the disability impairs the children educational performance.Part B of the IDEA not only requires that public schools provide a ... o the maximum extent appropriate in a regular classroom with non-disabled peers. Under the IDEA all children who require special education services must be educated in the least restrictive setting ap ...

(6 pages) 285 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Mathematics: Grouping According to Ability, with resources

e 1996 federal budget allocated $3 million for gifted education. We spend far more on education for children with disabilities than on children with gifts (Winner, 1996). Gifted children are usually b ... ogeneous classrooms for all students educators are failing to meet the academic needs of the gifted children.Ability grouping has a long history that began as early as the 1960s (Sharpes, 1999). There ...

(12 pages) 164 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

The effects of mainstream school education upon a student with a disability or a special school education strengths and weaknesses.

of full time inclusion into an inclusive schoolsetting :Less isolation and stigma for families and children with disabilities the child attends the same school as thie peers, sisters, and brothers no ... contributing to lowered self esteem and possible isolation.Summary:The aim of educatoin is for all children to become happy contrbuting citizens to prepare children to become members of a broader com ...

(2 pages) 131 1 3.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Education for children with learning difficulties

This essay is concerned with education for children with learning difficulties. The opening paragraphs look at the responsibilities of current ... g paragraphs look at the responsibilities of current education services and their role in educating children with difficulties in learning. Thereafter the essay will focus upon research carried out by ... the essay will focus upon research carried out by the education Support Service on parental view of children with disabilities. Finally a conclusion will be provided so that the reader can analyse the ...

(9 pages) 244 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


need for sensitisation to do away with the negative attitudes of most teachers and students towards children with disabilities are in many respects still a hindrance to the success. This reduces the s ... pects still a hindrance to the success. This reduces the stigma and other negative attitudes toward children disabilities resulting into excellency in academics.Policy makers should also put in place ...

(9 pages) 77 0 4.6 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Special Education.

e given equal access to education. (Edwards, "Special Education") School districts must provide all children with disabilities a "free education" that meets their individual needs. (Edwards, "Special ... t special education is used for. Do not get me wrong, some schools really want to help out disabled children but then you get the occasional school who just puts kids in special Ed. Because it gives t ...

(5 pages) 188 2 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Inclusion in the classroom

Defining Inclusion and Supporting LawsThis term refers to bringing the support services to children with disabilities within their normal classroom setting. The article "Special Education Inc ... e Durkheim argues that "attachment and belonging are essential to human development and integrating children with disabilities into regular classrooms is desirable (Noll 2004)".State laws that teacher ...

(5 pages) 328 0 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Complete The Assignment Task

I have chosen this activity because these are expressive materials for children to express their curiosity, imagination and explore the environment using all their senses ... and explore the environment using all their senses by using lots of different colours.P3: Number of Children -. 20 Children in Group of 4. Age 3-5 YearsP4: Preparation(a):* Preparation Time - 10 Minut ... 0 Minutes* Activity Time - 10-15 MinutesSetting (b):* I will choose an area in the room where other children will not disturb us.* It should be away from windows and fire exits.* The table should be n ...

(2 pages) 572 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters


Educators have been taking positive action towards integrating developmentally delayed children in the general school environment (Broder, Shalom 15). Inclusion is when all students are b ... the same classroom, regardless of their strengths or weaknesses (Renaissance Group web). Years ago, children with disabilities were not included in the federal education system. Federal laws didn't be ... allow children with disabilities to be included in the classroom. In the mid-70s, about one million children with disabilities weren't receiving a public education. They were either not education or s ...

(9 pages) 142 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Disabilities Education Act of 2004

ntly, the purpose of this lawsuit was to determine if parents can represent themselves and/or their children as non-lawyers in federal court and whether IDEA provides rights to both children and paren ... ether IDEA provides rights to both children and parents beyond due process (Council for Exceptional Children, 2007). To understand the basis of the question, the statutory framework governing educatio ...

(5 pages) 77 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


For years many parents has know about their children disabilities after the problem is present. Ogle CountyEducational Cooperative (OCEC) (2006) ... he biggest problem they confront is when parents ignore or does not know how to identify when their children first are showing any symptoms of any kind of disability. Child Welfare Information Gateway ... d of disability.For many years OCEC has offer a secondary prevention to detect any disabilities for children zero to five years-old (OCEC, 2006). The OCEC (2006, p.8) informed that for children zero t ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Contemporary Problems

Axia College of University of PhoenixMany years ago children with disabilities were considered "dangerous" and were segregated and served through specia ... and served through special classes (Lerner, 1998). Today most people have a different view and most children with disabilities are placed with typical children of the same age. Even though most childr ... lassroom with typical kids, some other issues are still present.Besides parents not accepting their children's disabilities in the early years, been segregated, and/or rejected for some people, childr ...

(3 pages) 37 3 3.9 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Examining Government Regulations

It seems like children with disabilities all the benefits they need during their school years. But do the parents ... parents of these children have any benefit at all? Loprest and Martinson (2008) informed that many children with disabilities' parents suffer from unemployment. Many of children with disabilities nee ... the parents who have to supervise. During school hours teachers assume the responsibility for these children, but during after school hours, weekends, vacations, and other times, is the parents' job t ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

In 1975 federal law mandated the Education for all Handicapped Children Act, also known as EHA or Public Law 94-142. This law originated as a way to ensure that st ... receive an appropriate and free public education. Grants were given to states for the education of children with disabilities. In 1975 a free, appropriate education meant that all individuals that we ... then, it has been amended many times, while always maintaining its original purpose-to ensure that children with disabilities have access to a free appropriate public education. This law eventually e ...

(11 pages) 161 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act)

he FAPE (A Free Appropriate Public Education) is the first component of the IDEA. It applies to all children, regardless of severity of their disability (Gargiulo, 2006, p.48). All children must be pr ... lo, 2006, p.48). Included in this principle is the concept of related services, which requires that children receive (Gargiulo, 2006, p.48). For example, if a child who has a disability that affects t ...

(11 pages) 98 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Home Schooling

nts are not satisfied with the educational environment of school education. Finally, there are some children with special educational needs such as gifted children and children with disabilities, and ... far away from school. This essay will also consider a universal argument that many people think the children who accept home schooling will lack social experience and indicate the obvious problems wit ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Music Therapy

music and sounds to improve mental and physical health. Music therapy also has changed the lives of children with special needs and this has contributed to a positive impact on their cognitive develop ... gh high school" (113-6). The article examines how music therapy has lead to an increase of disabled children in school mostly in United States. In 2001 congress passed the Education for All Handicappe ...

(10 pages) 63 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

This critique is based on Ha, J., Greenberg, J.S., & Seltzer, M.M’s article, Parenting a Child With a Disability: The Role of Social Support for African American Parents.

ticle examines the impact upon the physical and mental health of African American parents, who have children with disabilities and live in an urban environment; it also examines the impact of social i ... are more likely to have more somatic symptoms than that of their counterparts who have no disabled children, arguing that additional challenges come with caring for a child with disabilities. They hy ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies