By Cynthia Ann Bowman, Paul T. Jaeger
Written for youth with disabilities and the folks who take care of and train them, this specific source deals either concept and suggestion to assist disabled young ones effectively meet the designated social and educational demanding situations of highschool and to discover their paths into the longer term. Compiling a wealth of workmanship on various concerns in highschool and the entire accompanying significant lifestyles occasions, this edited quantity bargains information, aid, adventure, and encouragement, offering every little thing from clarification of felony rights to advice on powerful learn conduct. during the voices of disabled scholars and their academics and family, the e-book presents insights into the inner dilemmas that scholars face in addition to difficulties they might stumble upon within the school room, at domestic, and in society. This e-book is written to provide instruments that empower scholars with disabilities face their demanding situations whereas offering educators, family and pals insights into matters those scholars might stumble upon in the course of their highschool years. each highschool instructor, administrator, counselor, and librarian should still familiarize themselves with the problems explored on those pages.The booklet is split into 5 topical sections that every addresses a suite of comparable concerns. part I offers a heritage of disabilitities throughout assorted occasions and cultures and a dialogue of the criminal rights of scholars with disabilities. part II discusses the cultural and social matters disabled children face in smooth society and appears at representations in movie and literature. part III is dedicated to the various interactions and relationships confronted in highschool, together with courting, socialization, and extracurricular actions. part IV addresses matters relating to educational good fortune and the concluding bankruptcy deals instruments for advocacy and empowerful. Appendicies whole this multi-facted quantity with lists of extra readings and online assets for college students with disabilities.
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Extra info for A Guide to High School Success for Students with Disabilities
People with disabilities have embraced the opportunities created by these laws. For example, individuals with disabilities have proven themselves to be extremely loyal employees to the companies that have given them opportunities; a person with a disability is three times more likely to remain with an employer than a person who does not have a disability (Johnson, 2003). Following the lead of the United States, a number of other nations—including Australia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Finland, Brazil, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, and the Philippines—adopted laws or amended their constitutions in the 1990s to provide the first real legal rights for individuals with disabilities (Metts, 2000).
I would have liked to beat them up, but I knew they were focusing on her disability—not the neat person she was. So I learned to stare right back. I have always been proud of my sister. She is smart, successful, and fun. When I was in high school, she had to have five orthopedic surgeries—on her knees, ankles, and hands. She was in casts all over her body and couldn't move on her own. Before I went to school, I had to help my parents carry her to the bathroom and then to the couch or a wheelchair.
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