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Overview: Critical examination of special and inclusive education and policies enabling inclusive education
preprintposted on 2023-06-10, 06:39 authored by Judith McKenzie
Advance preprint of overview chapter from the forthcoming Disability Studies in Inclusive Education open textbook edited by Judith McKenzie, Kofi Nseibo, Chantal Samuels and Amani Karisa. After completing this section, you will be able to:
- Motivate for the theoretical framework of Disability Studies in Education (DSE) as a way to include a social model understanding of disability in an educational context.
- Argue for inclusive education as a means of promoting equity and social justice for learners with disabilities.
- Review selected global policies and frameworks for inclusive education in terms of DSE. Identify national policy guidelines that support inclusive education in South Africa.
- Apply screening, identification, assessment and support processes within a multidisciplinary practice.