Integration (formerly known as “mainstreaming”) of special needs children and those with differing abilities can be looked at in many ways. How do you feel about integration? If you are on the border, dicuss a pro and con. If you have a child with special needs please say so (this way we can hear all four sides of the argument).Answer Question
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:23 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by gemgem at 5:24 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by hibbingmom at 5:25 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
for me it really depends on what the needs of the children are. I have seen first hand how this works and if you have a child that is severely disabled I don't think you are doing any good by the child or his class mates by putting him in a classroom with children that have no disabilities. In my town we have both "mainstreaming" and non integrated classes. We have some children that are nonverbal, autistic kids. If these children were in a class room with children the same age as them how would this help them. They would not learn anything and the teacher would always be taking away from the other children to work with these kids. If there is a child that has mild learning disabilities then I feel they should be in the class room and have an IEP so they can get the extra help they need. As I said for me it really depends on the needs of the child.
Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 5:25 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by zoejains_momma at 5:29 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by SWasson at 5:37 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 5:51 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
I don't agree with mainstreaming because it is very disruptive for the other students.
Answer by beeky at 5:59 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by minnesotanice at 6:36 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
Answer by NotPanicking at 7:45 PM on Mar. 22, 2011
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