Essay About Special Education

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Not all of us need special education. However, are we just going to stand here and just don’t give a care without any information about special education? Many of us are still wondering as to why we need to have a special education. Special education refers to the arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials, accessible settings, and other interventions designed to address the needs of students with learning differences, mental health issues, physical and developmental disabilities, and giftedness. Special education started in the Philippines in 1907 with the establishment of the Insular School for the Deaf and Blind. Provision of special education is inferred from two provisions of the 1987 Philippine Constitution. Article II, Section 17 “The State shall give priority to education, science and technology, arts, culture, and sports to foster patriotism and nationalism, accelerate social progress, and promote total human liberation and development.”, while Article XIV,…show more content…
That is why some of the parents are taking consideration on home schooling their children. After all, they can see their child’s improvement as time passes by. And for some schools, it was a challenge to find the resources to maintain their special education programs. Some principals write foreign governments for donations, while others approached government agencies for specific projects. The good news is a total amount of Two Hundred Forty Million, Two Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Pesos (P240,245,600.00) allocated for all SPED Centers in elementary schools shall be based on the SY 2014-2015 enrolment and this will be computed at Eight Hundred Pesos (P800.00) per pupil. And we all hope that this budget will be properly allocated because the rate of the special children is continuously
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