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Benefits and Drawback of Full Inclusion with ID Students

Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of full inclusion for students with ID. Consider how NCLB, highly qualified teacher status, and the common core state standards relate to inclusion.

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My name is Jason Blair and it is my pleasure to assist you today with some notes related to inclusion and intellectually disabled students. By way of introduction, I am a professor in the state of Arizona.

One of the lingering debates in education today is the extent to which student with intellectual disabilities should be included in the traditional, mainstream classroom. On the one hand, there is the theory that ID students should be afforded the same opportunities for academic and social interaction with peers their ...