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would you send your blind, disabled child to school?

My son has many problems besides being blind. ShouldI send him to school?

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Ashlee0323

Asked by Ashlee0323 at 4:07 AM on Sep. 24, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Sending a disable child to school has been known to happen. they have special education schools. What other disabilities does he have?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:13 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • are you planning on homeschooling?
    pagirl71

    Answer by pagirl71 at 7:49 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • Absolutely he should go to school! Just because he has disabilities does not mean he cannot learn. Why would you choose to limit your child's potential just because he has disabilities?
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 8:19 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • where I live they have a school for the visually impaired, and another school for the hearing impaired. If you do send your son to public school be sure to ask for an IEP- that the school has to do on 'special needs' kids (my son is ASD and we have the IEP meeting every year). The IEP is a school plan to discuss what to do, how to meet special needs-- for example with my son he is able to have bathroom breaks whenever he needs them-- not wait for a teacher to ok it. He is able to have homework modified, he has teacher support in the classroom, if he has a meltdown he can leave the room on his own and go to his 'cooldown space' .... With the IEP's you taylor them to fit your child and your child's needs.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 8:20 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • yes he should go to a school that targets and specializes in those special needs, why not send him?? it is socialization and education?
    AmaliaD

    Answer by AmaliaD at 8:46 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • Of course. I know that in Chicago there are schools equipped to educate children with multiple disa bilities.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:41 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • Yes, definitely send him to school. He needs to learn to interact with the world and eventually he will have to be able to function by himself in our world.
    Cavalrybaby02

    Answer by Cavalrybaby02 at 12:18 PM on Sep. 24, 2009

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