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By Cynthia Ann Bowman, Paul T. Jaeger

ISBN-10: 0313328323

ISBN-13: 9780313328329

Written for adolescents with disabilities and the folk who take care of and teach them, this distinct source bargains either notion and recommendation to aid disabled children effectively meet the specified social and educational demanding situations of highschool and to discover their paths into the longer term. Compiling a wealth of craftsmanship on various concerns in highschool and the entire accompanying significant lifestyles occasions, this edited quantity bargains assistance, aid, event, and encouragement, offering every thing from rationalization of felony rights to suggestions on potent research behavior. in the course of the voices of disabled scholars and their academics and relations, the publication offers insights into the inner dilemmas that scholars face in addition to difficulties they might come across within the lecture room, at domestic, and in society. This e-book is written to provide instruments that empower scholars with disabilities face their demanding situations whereas offering educators, kinfolk and associates insights into matters those scholars might come across in the course of their highschool years. each highschool instructor, administrator, counselor, and librarian should still familiarize themselves with the problems explored on those pages.The e-book is split into 5 topical sections that every addresses a collection of comparable concerns. part I offers a historical past of disabilitities throughout varied instances and cultures and a dialogue of the criminal rights of scholars with disabilities. part II discusses the cultural and social matters disabled children face in glossy society and appears at representations in movie and literature. part III is dedicated to the various interactions and relationships confronted in highschool, together with courting, socialization, and extracurricular actions. part IV addresses matters regarding educational luck and the concluding bankruptcy deals instruments for advocacy and empowerful. Appendicies entire this multi-facted quantity with lists of extra readings and online assets for college kids with disabilities.

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The general shift toward using more humane terms to describe the condition of having a disability, such as "individual with a disability," has been fueled by the steps taken by the members of the disability community in asserting their right to be treated as human beings. The terminology related to particular disabilities has changed mightily as well, also reflecting an emphasis on the person rather than the impairment, which is called person-first language. " The terms that are now commonly used for the same conditions, "wheelchair user" and "hearing impaired," acknowledge the disability without implying that the individual is rendered helpless by it.

There are many critics of the integration of students with disabilities into general education classrooms (Jaeger & Bowman, 2002), and many of the teachers and administrators who work with these students do not have a sufficient understanding of disability (Hahn, 1997). Many ways in which disability is represented (in art, literature, and commercials) continue to reflect the stereotypes that have been used for centuries (Bowman & Jaeger, 2003). In various scholarly fields, the disability is often still equated to the person, resulting in much of the research about disability reflecting bias or being simply offensive (Barton, 1996).

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