Honouring Student Voice

March 2013
Education Canada;Mar2013, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p8
The authors emphasize the importance of listening to the concerns of students with disabilities for them to be able to take their rightful place in schools, workplaces, and communities. They discuss two steps to tap into students' own expertise about their needs, including involving the student and the family in the educational planning process. The authors also cite the importance of having the student play an active role in the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) process.


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