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  • Integration & Inclusion in Action

    This book has been written for teachers and for students in the education field, with discussion questions appearing at the end of each chapter. It includes chapters on philosophical principles and educational policies in relation to children with special needs; advice on making the transition process as smooth as possible;...

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  • Including all children in neighbourhood schools - An economist's view

    The Disability Discrimination Act makes it unlawful to discriminate against a ,student on the ground of disability unless it can be shown that the admission of a,student with a disability would impose 'unjustifiable hardship on the educational authority'.

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  • How Teachers use Peer Interactions to include Students with moderate and severe disabilities in elementary General Education Classes

    This report focuses on peer interactions with students with moderate and severe disabilities in five inclusive classroom settings. The authors conclude that promoting positive reciprocal relationships between students with disabilities and their peers is complex and that inclusive classrooms better reflect the diverse needs of all students when they are...

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  • Mothering in Families with and without a Child with Disability

    This paper describes findings of Australian research undertaken on three groups of mothers: those without a child with a disability; those with a child with physical disability and those with a child with intellectual disability. The researchers found that all mothers experience feelings of vulnerability and resilience at certain times,...

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  • Media Guidelines

    This well laid out booklet has something to say to every one of us: while the media has enormous power to reflect and shape community perceptions, individuals can also (consciously or unconsciously) act and speak in ways that positively or negatively affect community perceptions of people with disability.

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  • Different Voices: Support materials for Teachers of Students with High Needs

    This booklet gives 'snapshots' of six young Tasmanian students with high support needs who are in inclusive classrooms (infants to college level). The students' teachers share their planning strategies, giving examples of class activities and intended outcomes.

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  • The Journey to Inclusive Schools

    The bulk of this book is a compilation of six issues of 'Getting There'. 'Getting There' promotes inclusive education as the most effective approach to address the learning needs of all students in regular schools and classrooms, in the context of UNESCO's 1994 Salamanca Statement.

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  • Disability: Whose Handicap?

    Disability: Whose Handicap?' helps the reader understand what it feels like to have a disability in a world that values perfection. This is done through the personal stories contributed by individuals with a wide range of disability.

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  • Vulnerable: Sexual Abuse & People with an Intellectual Handicap

    This research study looks at the sexual abuse of children with intellectual disability both within institutional settings and in the community. Chapters cover the prevalence of and identification of child sexual abuse; developmental disabilities as a risk factor; effects of sexual abuse; treatment and prevention of sexual abuse; sex offenders...

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  • Behaviour Management & Guardianship

    This booklet sets out the law and guidelines regarding behaviour management procedures used to manage the behaviour of people with intellectual disabilities by using physically intrusive or restrictive procedures. It also explains the role that guardianship can play and answers some commonly asked questions regarding behaviour management. Keyword: Legal

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