1) What are children with special needs2) Common diagnoses3) School budgets4) Resources that contribute towardshelping these children5) Cruel treatment6) Equality
A child with special needs who possess disabilities of physical, sensory, emotional, or behavioural nature. This includes having a learning disability. The purpose of Special Education is to enable the equitable participation of students with special needs in the educational system in British Columbia. -BC Ministry of Education
Cerebral Palsy Autism Down Syndrome Speech and language delays Cognitive delays
Many people argue that the amount of children with special needs is rising, however school budgets are not. Parents want expensive services that will prevent their child from a lifetime of disability. Few school districts are developing innovative programs, but are costly. People should not forget humanity and only focus on economic benefits.
Shouldsociety be more concerned on the costs of helping these children or value humanity and disregard the expenses?
2 teachers came together and created a unit in science on light, which would make teaching science easier for special education teachers. Included skills such as, “hands-on” activities, predictions, observations and vocabulary. Helps student in their organization skills and encourages them to be more independent.
Many students are bullied throughout school, for being unable to comprehend what the teacher is saying. Incident where teacher caught verbally abusing child Teachers are supposed to encourage children not put them down.
In your opinion, do you think teachers can be trusted with these children or does there need to be more supervision in order for proper care of these children?
Most children get bullied throughout school because of their physical disability This causes low self esteem amongst these children, which may result in children not wanting to attend school.
Do you think it may be necessary for children with special needs to have their own learning facilities, separate from a public school setting in order to reduce bullying?
Target published an advertisement for children’s clothing Did not include that child had Down syndrome in the magazine Did not treat give him “special” attention, which helped him feel equal. “Its important for the world to see people born with disabilities with a fresh set of eyes and its time for us to lay down all the inaccurate stereotypes from the past.” -Target
Shouldchildren be treated differently or given more attention if they have a learning disability?
Children with special needs share the same abilities as other children. Enjoy going to school, and participate in similar activities as their peers. Enjoy life to the fullest and learn new things everyday. Their developing difficulties should not affect how they encounter the world. They are just like everybody else and should be treated equally.
Whatways would you try to improve the school system in order for it to help children with special needs?