is expected that this particular approach of the government will further enhance the education settings for the disable and ensure a better next generation for the nation (Armstrong et al., 2009). However, it has been seen that different people have different opinion regarding this particular topic. In order to get a complete understanding in this regard, this paper intends to provide arguments for and against the inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classes in Australia
It is believed that getting equal educational opportunities is one of the basic rights of individuals in the present day scenario. Notably, people in the society irrespective of their caste, creed, gender and nationality have the right to avail proper education. However, educational right of individual with disability is often being a subject of contention. One current issue regarding this particular topic is the inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classes in Australia (Dixon & Verenikina, 2007).
The inclusion of disable student in the regular classes in Australia has been among the major issue of contention in the present day context owing to the presence of diverse range of views comprising of both positive and negative. In this regard, several proponents of the model such as Konza (2008) has critically argued that in Australia the inclusion of disable students in the regular classes was the result of nationwide research conducted during the 1970s, where it was apparent that disable students must be provided with equal educational opportunities and living condition. Notably, the proponents also critically argued this inclusion program was a kind of vital step towards promoting individual rights and equality within the society irrespective of their caste, creed, nationality or physical and mental status. The approach of the government of the nation to merge the education system for both the normal students as well as disable has been argued by many scholars as an ...Show more