Monday, December 10, 2007

Massachusetts colleges pilot mainstreaming program

More Massachusetts community colleges are helping students with cognitive disabilities audit college classes while being supported by high school special-education coaches. "The whole goal of special education is that students have the skills that enable them to be productive adults who work and live as independently as possible," said Julia Landau, senior project director for Massachusetts Advocates for Children. "The only way to gain those skills is to be in an inclusive setting." The Boston Globe

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