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Oh, teach and reach. Include.
Oh, yes, teach, reach, and include.
Sounds like text from a Dick and Jane basal reader, only those lines never would have been written years ago in a 1960s classroom. The Dick and Jane characters predated the federal law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004, which requires that a student with a disability be educated to the maximum extent appropriate alongside his or her peers without disabilities. The concept of inclusion and diversity was not in vogue back then. Today, the general education classroom with the necessary supports is looked upon as the first option of service for a student with a disability. The necessary supports ...