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Summary of Article on Disabled Students in the Mainstream

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Westberg, S. L. (1996). Meeting the needs of disabled students in the mainstream. National Association of Secondary School Principals.NASSP Bulletin, 80(576), 87. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/216043437?accountid=14375

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It is my pleasure to be assisting you today with some notes about the attached peer-reviewed journal. By way of introduction, my name is Jason Blair and I am a professor in the state of Arizona.

Many educators, administrators, and families around the country wrote 'Meeting the needs of disabled students in the mainstream' the article by Westerberg was written during a time when IDEA was sorely misunderstood. The reality is that the legislation placed an emphasis on placing disabled students in the mainstream classroom whenever possible. It is that 'whenever possible' that has always been the question mark in the mind of many. ...

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A summary of articles on disabled students in the mainstream are given.

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