Full Inclusion Essay

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Many parents, educators, and everyday people argue on whether full inclusion or segregated programs are most effective for students with disabilities. In my opinion, it depends on the type of disability. Sometimes children need to work their way up to being in an all inclusive environment. For example: if a child has a hearing impairment but receives something like hearing aids, the child would benefit in a regular class. On the other hand, if a child is blind or dead being in a regular classroom will not benefit them. How is a deaf child going to benefit from a normal classroom when the teacher does not even know sign language? It does not make sense for that child to be in a regular class. I also believe if a child has autism or a learning disability like dyslexia, the child is not going to thrive in a setting surrounded by “normal” kids. Some children do need to be put in a special program where they can receive the help they need to succeed. Therefore, I strongly believe some children need special education and full inclusion is not always effective.
To me when I think of full inclusion I think of myself. I was diagnosed with dyslexia my second year in kindergarten. In kindergarten, I was significantly slower than my peers and honestly had no idea what my class
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Some children just need that special attention and why hold them back in a regular classroom when they can get special help and thrive. While a child may be able to survive in a normal class, it truly is not going to help them reach their full potential. It’s like someone who is in a wheelchair, they may be able to survive without it but with it they can go so much farther and do so much more. I believe special education will still be here in the future and hopefully will continue improving as the years go on. Full inclusion is not the best option and special programs are essential to the lives of children with
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