Do Students with Disabilities See Better Outcomes When Integrated Into Traditional Classrooms?
For decades, schools have separated students with disabilities into special education classes, reasoning that they receive better education with more focused attention. However, recent research out of Indiana University suggests that students with disabilities integrated into general classroom settings score higher on standardized testing. These findings are in line with previous research, and we believe…Read More
How Do People with Disabilities Navigate Society?
Not all human beings are the same; many human beings live with and deal with disabilities. State and federal laws provide protections – protections against discrimination, for assistance, and more – to people with disabilities in certain situations. Nevertheless, the legal protections do not answer this existential question: How do people with disabilities navigate society?…Read More
Rehabilitation Act and ADA: The Rights of Disabled Americans on the Job and in School
People with disabilities often face many difficulties: getting to work or school, receiving an education, or doing the chores, tasks, and activities of everyday life. To address the legal hurdles the disabled encounter in the schools, the workplace, and in America’s public spaces, Congress enacted two laws, the Rehabilitation Act of 1974 and the Americans…Read More