Inclusion exercises the right of each individual to an apt and proficient education in a mainstream educational facility. The implication of this cause states that children who are born with physical or cognitive abilities, if mentally capable, must not be regarded as an exception to receive the same level of education other children are receiving. It also encourages values among children, in terms of respect and support towards their peers and the community. Scholars believe that an environment that promotes fewer restrictions allows students to greater exposure in interacting with diverse individuals (Farrell 2001).
This allows for a more equitable environment where SEN or students with Special Education Needs would be able to receive the same education as other children. This type of setting encourages everyone, regardless of impairment, to operate and learn through the same educational perspective. Inclusive education is not only beneficial for special education students, but for other students as well. Belonging to a diverse class would enable students to interact, understand and construct relationships with peers who are different from them. This removes the notion of discrimination as per usual means of segregations in classrooms, in terms of intellectual capabilities (Lindsay 2003). A school that follows a special education environment employs an instruction that involves techniques and exercises specific for students whose learning needs are not in coherence with the standard school curriculum. ...Show more