Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

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Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it provides access to services and accommodations that drastically improve chances of succeeding in school and beyond. "Distinguishing Disability" argues that this inequity in treatment is directly linked to the disparity in resources possessed by the students parents. Since the mid-1970s, federal law has empowered parents of ...

Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226630014

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Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226630007

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