Distinguishing Disability

Distinguishing Disability

Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

eBook - 2009
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Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it provides access to services and accommodations that drastically improve chances of succeeding in school and beyond. Distinguishing Disability argues that this inequity in treatment is directly linked to the disparity in resources possessed by the students' parents. Since the mid-1970s, federal law has empowered parents of public school children to intervene in virtually every aspect of.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780226630021
0226630021
9781282239876
1282239872
9780226630007
9780226630014
0226630005
0226630013
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 203 pages) : illustrations

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