By Cynthia Ann Bowman, Paul T. Jaeger
Written for children with disabilities and the folks who deal with and train them, this special source bargains either suggestion and recommendation to aid disabled little ones effectively meet the distinct social and educational demanding situations of highschool and to discover their paths into the long run. Compiling a wealth of workmanship on a number of matters in highschool and the entire accompanying significant lifestyles occasions, this edited quantity deals information, help, event, and encouragement, delivering every thing from clarification of felony rights to counsel on potent research behavior. during the voices of disabled scholars and their academics and family, the publication presents insights into the inner dilemmas that scholars face in addition to difficulties they could come upon 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 supplying educators, kin and pals insights into concerns those scholars may possibly stumble upon in the course of their highschool years. each highschool instructor, administrator, counselor, and librarian may still familiarize themselves with the problems explored on those pages.The ebook is split into 5 topical sections that every addresses a collection of similar concerns. part I offers a background of disabilitities throughout diversified occasions and cultures and a dialogue of the criminal rights of scholars with disabilities. part II discusses the cultural and social matters disabled young people 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 relating to educational good fortune 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 students with disabilities.
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For individuals with disabilities, true equality "incorporates the premise that all human beings—in spite of their differences—are entitled to be considered and respected as equals and have the right to participate in the social and economic life of society" (Rioux, 1994, pp. 85-86). To work toward this equality, individuals with disabilities have found ways to work together to promote social goals of inclusion and acceptance. In many cases, they have formed political organizations devoted to promoting civil rights for people with disabilities, from local groups that Disability in Culture; Disability as Culture 33 fight for accessible buses and access to government offices, to national organizations that lobby for legislation (Fleischer & Zames, 2001).
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