The Role of University Departments of Special Education in Mainstreaming

Zemanek, Donald H.; Lehrer, Barry E.
March 1977
Exceptional Children;Mar1977, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p377
Academic Journal
The article investigates the ways in which university departments of special education can aid in the establishment of mainstreaming programs. Departments of special education can provide assistance in terms of developing university-wide and interdepartmental programs; the creation of teacher training programs; consultation with school administrators; the establishment of identification and screening processes; and the integration of university, community, state and national resources. Additional emphasis should be made on the creation of instructional programs and strategies.


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