A brief calling for greater collaboration between general and special education teachers as one strategy for facilitating access to the general curriculum for all students, including those with disabilities. Special education and general education teachers nationwide now find they need to develop new skills and strategies to meet the challenges of providing such access. The brief outlines a five-step model for implementing collaborative relationships and provides further resources for practitioners.
This report was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. H326J000005). Although the U.S. Department of Education has reviewed this document for consistency with the IDEA, the contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Education, nor does mention of other organizations imply endorsement by those organizations or the U.S. Government.
Hawes, Maureen; Sharpe, Michael.
Collaboration Between General and Special Education: Making it Work (NCSET Issue Brief).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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