The article ‘Children with special needs’ was written by Boon Hock Lim and Kok Hwee Chia. The article is about how to support or what support is available for children with special needs. By exploring and questioning what reasonably support teachers, family and community will give in terms of services and resources for children with special needs, if there’s, indeed, such a support out there. As the community begins to ascertain more and a lot of children with special needs...
Learning disability is “a form of delayed developments in one or more development areas such as speech, language, reading, writing arithmetic or other school subjects resulting from a psychological handicap caused by a possible cerebral dysfunction and/or emotional or behavioral disturbances” (Adam and Tatnall, n.d. p.2). While the word ‘special need’ is sometimes used to connote learning disability, however, Adam and Tatnall, (2007) suggest that special need is an umbrella term that inculcates both physical and mental needs and that...
Bulling is a social problem that leads to negative outcomes among the individuals involved. People with mental and physical disabilities are likely to be bullied more than normal students without any form of disability. The risk of bullying among the people under these groups is much higher. Individuals suffering from mental disabilities are likely to develop poorer mental health once bullied. It is probable that they will experience anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and other risks that are associated with bullying....
Abstract Development of higher order thinking skills in inclusive classroom through Socratic method Developing higher-order thinking skills in any classroom is crucial to the success of the students in that classroom. Students need to learn these skills at an early age to be academically and professionally successful in the future. In an inclusion classroom, these skills are even more important for the academic future of every general and special education student. The brains of the children with disabilities, do not...
Health promotion is defined by World Health Organization (WHO) as the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities (WHO, 1990). Healthy eating is defined as a diet reduced in fat and salt; or in starchy foods, fruits and vegetables. Here fruits and vegetables are mentioned to show the importance of fruits and vegetables has in our diet. Reflection within...
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The 1916 Proclamation was read by Padraig Pearse on the steps of the GPO Easter Monday. It included this aspiration that all children of Ireland would be cherished equally. The UN convention sanctioned by Ireland on the 28th of September 1992, “committed to promote, protect and fulfil rights of children”. Despite these aspirations and commitments, the economic, civil, political and social rights of children are not been met in Ireland today. Change in Family Models In the book cherishing all...
My name is Ruby Luong, I am a second-year undergraduate student at Ryerson University enrolled in the Early Childhood Studies program. I am writing you this letter to advocate the issue of inaccessible playgrounds for children with disabilities in the city of Toronto. This issue is often brushed off from the people that aren’t in relation or affected by this. All children should have the chance to participate in a playground, I believe the park or the playground is a...
Preamble My first experiences in the education system began where I do not distinctly remember there to be any discrimination or bias. I had the opportunity to be surrounded by fellow children from all different walks of like, some of whom had disabilities. I had never considered what children in special education were going through, what their daily thoughts regarding their education were, nor how they had been assessed as such. Most of what I knew about the disabilities of...
Investigation and Critical Analysis “To what extent is the Disability Discrimination Act of 1992 being breached within primary schools nationwide? It is hard to imagine being discriminated against, harassed, and bullied due to a disability, underpinning an inherent part of the human condition (Feher, 2019). Moreover, the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act of 1992 (DDA) delivers protection for everyone in Australia against discrimination established on disability (Australian Network on Disability, 2019). In all parts of the world, disability is another influential...
1.1 Introduction Every child is unique. Every child has the right to develop fully. But, the day-to-day tasks which can be done by a normal child take more time for the differently abled or not at all. It can be said that children with disabilities have a long history of being neglected, discriminated against, pity, excluded, and marginalized as a group. According to estimates, there are around 93 million children with disabilities in the world although the numbers could be...