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Education Teachers' Attitude Toward Autistic Children

General education teacher attitude toward including autistic children in the regular education classroom. I have done several interviews and have done several classroom observations. I have also done one telephone interview.

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I've sense a certain degree of reluctance with many general ed. teachers. Often they are fearful of how they will deal with possible outbursts or behaviors that are distracting to the rest of the students in the classroom. In my own experience, I have taught only one student who was diagnosed with autism and a few others with Asperger's syndrome. In the case of the austistic student, he was very high functioning and I never ever experienced any behavior issues. ...

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Research about general education teachers' attitudes toward including autistic children in the regular education classroom is included.