Snapshot | About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Autism and Inclusion – Is It Right for Your Child? | Circa September 1, 2008

About Autism / Spectrum Disorders: Autism and Inclusion – Is It Right for Your Child?
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Lisa Jo Rudy – About.com Autism / Spectrum Disorders Guide autism.guide@about.com
Mon, Sep 1, 2008, 6:44 AM
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from Lisa Jo Rudy
“Inclusion” is the new, “in” way to educate children with special needs. Behind the concept of inclusion is the assumption that all children really can and should learn in a typical classroom – assuming they have appropriate support. But what exactly does inclusion look like? Is it really right for every child with autism? Might an autism support class actually be a better choice for some children?

In the Spotlight
Autism Education and Inclusion Classes
Inclusion classes are becoming more and more a part of autism education. What does it mean when you’re told your child with autism will be part of an inclusion class? Is this autism education trend a good thing?

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What Does it Mean to Mainstream a Child with Autism?
What does it mean to “mainstream” a child with autism? Is mainstreaming a good idea?

Autistic Support Classrooms in the Public Schools
The school has suggested that my child would do well in an autistic support classroom. What is an autistic support classroom, and is it a good idea?


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