Inclusion for Special Needs Students Research Paper by hicaliber

Inclusion for Special Needs Students
An analysis of issues relating to the transition of special needs students from middle school to high school classroom settings.
# 95594 | 12,184 words | 21 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses the issues that exist for special needs students that are transitioning from a program of instruction specifically designed for them in a middle school setting, to a more inclusive regular classroom in a high school setting. The paper identifies and discusses a number of viable approaches to helping special needs students successfully transition between these classroom environments. It also describes some of the implications of the transition for high school teachers, parents and students.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Review of Related Literature
Background and Overview
Specific Problems Related to Inclusion of Special Needs Students in Regular Education Classrooms
Dimensions of Special Needs
Chapter 2: Methods, Results, Discussion
Relevant Inclusion Studies and Findings
Chapter 3: Conclusions and Implications

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Allan, J. (1999). Actively seeking inclusion: Pupils with special needs in mainstream schools. London: Falmer Press.
  • Balfanz, R., Jordan, W., Legters, N., & McPartland, J. (1998). Improving climate and achievement in a troubled urban high school through the talent development model. Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 3(4), 348.
  • Banks, J. (1994). All of us together: The story of inclusion at the Kinzie School. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press.
  • Bullard, H. R. (2004). Ensure the successful inclusion of a child with Asperger syndrome in the general education classroom. Intervention in School & Clinic, 39(3), 176.
  • Dalton, S. S., Estrada, P., Tharp, R. G., & Yamauchi, L. A. (2000). Teaching transformed: Achieving excellence, fairness, inclusion, and harmony. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

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