scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 682
To date more and more students with disabilities are being moved out of self-contained special education environments into general education classrooms This practice commonly known as inclusion is a very controversial issue today surrounding educators The article Growing with Inclusion A Personal Reflection deals with one teachers experiences with inclusion classrooms Although not quite sure where I stand on the issue of inclusion it is important that we as educators listen to both the positive which the author expresses and negative sides to this very controversial issue Being a part of an inclusion classroom for the very first time can rack up some nervous feelings because there are so many areas that need to be touched upon Not only does inclusion demand that teachers be knowledgeable in their subject areas but also in strategies and methods for accommodating children with special needs Educators must also gain specific knowledge of the law We must better prepare ourselves mentally and physically according to Dickson There are concerns about how the typically developing students will interact and socialize with the children with special needs Feedback from parents is also very important because unlike the authors experiences not all parents are going to agree with this practice Before actually taking any of these aspects into account Jan Dickson makes a very valuable and valid point and that is we must look at the child first before the special need She also states each child in the class must be valued first and foremost as a special unique person and as a member of the classroom community This is very important to remember because special needs or not all of these children are enrolled in school to learn and to grow whether it be mentally physically socially or a combination of the three Another strong point that Dickson makes which is along these lines is that if we first look at the special needs label it may affect how we
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA