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Chapter 2 Relationship between Inclusion/Other Trends in Education
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Public Law 94-142 The Education of All Handicapped children Act/1975 Student with disabilities are entitled to a free/appropriate public education (FAPE) Mental retardation refers to substantial limitations in present functioning. Characterized by sub-average intellectual functioning as well as limitations in 2 or more of the following adaptive skills: communications, self-care, home living, social skills, community use, self-direction, health/.safety, functional academics, leisure and work. (AAMR, 1992)
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Learning is very difficult for students with Moderate/Severe disabilities… They learn at a significantly slower rate than other students. They have difficulty maintaining skills learned and generalizing skills learned in one situation to other situations. Difficult to combine skills They pose difficult challenges for educators Inclusion is a complex process
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  • Spring '11
  • JanPearcy
  • LRE, Handicapped Children, sub-average intellectual functioning, free/appropriate public education, chronological aged peers

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