The practice of including students with disabilities or other special-education needs in regular classrooms, programs or activities.
Placement of a child with a disability in the regular classroom for part of the school day.
placing disabled students into regular education classes while meeting their individual needs
Placing students with handicapping conditions in a regular classroom to fulfill the requirement that they be placed in the “least restrictive environment.
The practice of educating exceptional children in the regular classroom.
refers "to the provision of opportunities for students labeled as disabled who are in special education settings to spend a portion of their time in general education." ( source: Lipsky and Gartner, Beyond Special Education: Quality Education for All)
A process by which a student with a hearing loss will attend all or some classes in a regular school environment.
The planned interaction between the special education student and the typical school population which is appropriate to the needs of both.
A policy of placing children with disabilities in regular classrooms; although special classes are provided as needed, the children share as much as possible in the opportunities and ambience afforded youngsters without disabilities.
Bringing Special Education and ADHD children into regular classroom settings.
The practice of placing students with disabilities in regular classrooms; also known as inclusion. (Ed Source)
A term referring to the predefined period of time during which a Special Education student participates in general education activities, either academic or non academic (e.g., math, reading, lunch, recess, and art).
Placing children with disabilities in regular education classrooms to the maximum extent possible
The practice of placing students with educational and/or physical disabilities in general education classes. This helps special education and general education students learn to function socially and academically together. The special education teacher maintains the students' attendance records and grades. (Compare with "inclusion.")
Placement of a child in a class room with non-disabled peers versus a separate classroom.
Placement of a child with special needs in a regular classroom for at least part of that child?s educational program.
Integrating deaf or hard of hearing children in classes with their normal hearing peers to the maximum extent possible under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
The concept that students with disabilities should be educated with nondisabled students to the maximum extent possible.
top of the page | Mainstreaming disability is the process by which the State ensures that people with disabilities can receive the support they need within the ordinary structures of education, health, employment and social services. It implies that disability is taken into consideration in various sectors' legislation and reforms.
Integration of students with disabilities physically, academically, and socially with age peers.
Mainstreaming is a term which was in use during the early years of the movement toward intergration of students with special needs, but which has been replaced by the term "intergration."
The integration of children with disabilities into non-special education classes for part or all of the school day.
a term referring to the time during which a special education student participates in chronologically age-appropriate regular education activities, either academic or non-academic (e.g. math and reading or lunch, recess, and art).
the practice of placing children with handicaps and special educational needs into regular classrooms.
The practice of placing students with disabilities into regular classrooms. The students usually also receive some supplementary assistance and instruction in separate classrooms. Programs in which students with disabilities spend all or nearly all of their time in regular classrooms are called inclusion or full inclusion programs.
This term does not actually appear in law. It refers to IDEA's preference for the education of every child in the least restrictive environment for each student and has been most widely used to refer to the return of children with mild disabilities to a regular classroom for a portion of each school day.
A term that was used widely in the 1970'2 to refer to the practice of placing students with disabilities in the regular education curriculum. This term lost favor when it found that many students were being placed in regular classes without needed supports.
The placement of special education students in a general education classroom with their peers. Mainstreaming can occur in academic classes or other settings, such as gym, shop or extracurricular programs.
Moving handicapped children from their segregated status in special education classes and integrating them with "normal" children in regular classrooms.
The practice of placing handicapped children with special educational needs into regular classrooms for at least a part of the children's school programs.
The process of integrating children with disabilities into regular schools and classes.
Practice of placing special needs children in regular classrooms for at least a part of the children’s educational program. See also least restrictive environment and inclusion.
Placement of a handicapped child with special educational needs into a regular classroom.
Placing a child in a classroom with non-disabled peers rather than in a separate classroom. Often mainstreaming refers to selectively placing the student in one or more regular education classes for part of the school day, for example Music and Art. See also inclusion.
The process of placing students who have experienced difficulties with learning into regular classrooms or environments.
The concept that students with disabilities should be integrated with their non-disabled peers to the maximum extent possible, when appropriate to the needs of the child with a disability. Mainstreaming is one point on a continuum of educational options. The term is sometimes used synonymously with "inclusion."
The inclusion of people with disabilities, with or without special accommodations, in programs, activities, and facilities with non-disabled people.
Mainstreaming is an educational practice where a student from a separate special education class visits the regular classroom for specific, usually non-academic, subjects.
The inclusion of disabled persons, with or without special accommodations, in programs, activities, and facilities with non-disabled persons.
the theory that disabled students should be educated with nondisabled students to the maximum extent possible
Meeting special needs within the regular classroom
The practice of involving children with disabilities in regular school and preschool environments. See also Inclusion.
An outdated term, mainstreaming, describes the placement of students with disabilities into regular education classrooms when they are deemed ready. Inherent in mainstreaming is the belief that a student needs to earn their way into a regular education setting. Typically, children who are mainstreamed receive the bulk of their education in a special education class and visit a general education class when they have attained the skills to function in a general education setting without supplemental supports or services.