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Soulis, Spiridon-Georgios; Floridis, Theodore – Support for Learning, 2010
Students with intellectual disabilities often experience school-related stress. As a result, they are confronted with many difficulties in their daily school life. The goal of this study was to assess situations of school life that students attending Greek mainstream settings are likely to experience as stressful. Twenty students with mild…
Descriptors: Mild Mental Retardation, Stress Variables, Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming
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Mowat, Joan – Support for Learning, 2009
This article focuses upon the relationship between social and emotional behavioural difficulties (SEBD) and learning. It argues that, while inclusion is desirable in principle, it can be highly problematic in practice. Further, it explores the contested nature of the concept of SEBD and the nature of support for pupils categorised as such. The…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Intervention, Sanctions, Student Behavior
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Baker, John – Support for Learning, 2007
In July 2006, the House of Commons Education and Skills Committee reported on Special Educational Needs. The report expressed concern over the Government's policy on SEN, especially as it relates to inclusion and to the confusion this has created for special schools. In this article I shall attempt to tease out what I believe to be the…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Policy, Educational Needs, Special Schools
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Wilson, Louca-Mai – Support for Learning, 2004
Increased participation and success in education for disabled people will improve their social inclusion and benefit society in general. In this article Louca-Mai Wilson discusses Disability Rights Commission research on education and its implications for policy and practice. Research findings are considered in relation to the need for the voices…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Academic Achievement, Disabilities, Access to Education