Benefits Of Special Education

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Special education is imperfect like other profession and service; any individuals may not be well served by Special Education. Kauffman (2002) doubt the that special education is beneficial for students with disabilities. In a study made by Cook and Schirmer, (2003) authors expressed the question; is special education truly special, by special educators due to the system of the field such as its treatment being pricey and truthfully stigmatizing. Finn and Rotherham (2001) stated that the concept of Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) impair the educational system of the country. In 1929 the then may of New York, Fiorello La Guardia, said that placing their children in separate rooms and labeling the child for her is the hideous. (Cook & Schimer, 2003)


Integrating students with disabilities into the context of general education classes is the process of mainstreaming which. Garvar-Pinhas and Schmelkin (1989) suggested that in order for the mainstreaming to be effective general classroom teachers should be responsive to the demands of mainstreaming for the school personnel will be the most responsible of the success of mainstreaming. (Scruggs & Mastropieri, 1996) In the Philippines, the policy on inclusive education for all is adopted to speed up access to education among children and youth with special needs. The Magna Carta for Disabled Persons (R.A. 7277) affirms the full participation and total integration of persons with disabilities into
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