Dec 5, 2017
What’s the difference between full inclusion and mainstreaming?
In this episode, we discuss some of the differences between the two
in hopes of offering insight for parents who want to ensure their
child(ren) receive the proper curriculum suitable for their
For full transcript of episode, visit our site here.
What You’ll learn in this Episode:
- The meaning of full inclusion and mainstream education and how
to tell the difference between the two
- What does LRE (Least Restrictive Environment) have to do with
full inclusion and what do parents need to look for?
- How a child with special education needs can still be fully
integrated into a general classroom while still addressing his or
her needs outside of this classroom
- How can positive behavior of peers in a general education class
affect the overall learning experience for the child with special
- If a child is being integrated into a general education program
but at a slower pace year after year, are they really being
- Fully integrated Education systems versus Segregated Education
- How the cost-analysis often plays a big part in whether or not
a child is going to get fully integrated
- How can making this decision affect the community as a
- How mainstreaming should be carried out and what subjects in
the curriculum should be mainstreamed and what should not
- The top 5 benefits of either mainstreaming or full inclusion
and how to achieve them
Chime Charter Elementary
“Meeting the Needs of Special
Education Students: Recommendations for the Race-to-the-Top
Consortia and States” research report by Martha Thurlow, Rachel
Quenemoen, and Sheryl Lazarus.
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