Inclusive Education: Practical Implementation of the Least Restrictive Environment

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Lissa A. Power-deFur, Fred P. Orelove
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1997 - Education - 361 pages
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A comprehensive look at inclusion, this book provides success stories by administrators and teachers who have found that inclusion is the be st way to meet the least restrictive environment needs of their studen ts. Complete with checklists, in-service materials, and pre- and post- evaluation methods, this detailed guide will help you meet student nee ds in a way that complements the educational, fiscal, and legal outloo ks--as well as the attitudes--of your school division.
 

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Contents

The Past Present and Future
1
Reactions to Inclusion Initiatives
9
Inclusion and School Restructuring
15
Chapter3Planning Implementing and Evaluating Inclusive
28
Conclusion
40
Chapter 4Legal Concerns
43
Judicial Interpretation of Least Restrictive Environment
49
Discipline
57
Conclusion
149
Processes for Identifying Appropriate Instructional Objectives
155
65
165
Academic Expectations 17
173
Conclusion
179
Embedding Inclusion in the Structure of Secondary Schools
186
Are You Using Inclusive Practices in Your High School? 19
192
Chapter 14Transition Planning with an Inclusive Philosophy
215

Chapter 5Financing Inclusive Education Programs
63
Inclusive Education Costs Are Different
71
Three Approaches to Adapting Curriculum and Instruction
79
Conclusion
89
Belonging
107
Celebrating Diversity
113
The Movement toward Interagency Collaboration
119
Interagency Collaboration Does Make a Difference
126
Chapter 9Early Childhood Education
131
Planning for Successful Implementation
142
Blending
227
Chapter 16Students with Special Health Care Needs
245
Chapter 17Educating Students Who Are Deaf and HardofHearing
259
Introduction l
273
1Creating a Definition
290
2Gathering Information 29
296
1Vocational Education 30
304
Appendix APolicy and Position Statements
335
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