This discussion stresses that the behavioural problem of pupils with intellectual disabilities is important issue that needs to be looked from the wider perspective of social development. While the special schools are doing commendable work for people with disability, the increasingly worsening behaviour of the pupils with developmental disabilities has become a major concern. Thus, this research would focus on identifying the factors that affect learners’ behaviour in the special schools, especially in Gauteng, South Africa.
This paper declares that the inclusion of disabled students can be broadly described as efforts to increase the participation of children with disability in the school by expanding course curricula to incorporate their needs. Thus inclusion ensures that students with special needs are provided with opportunities to imbibe education and become capable of contributing t the society as a whole. The integration whereas is the inclusion of students with special need within the mainstream school without much changes within the school environment. The special schools in South Africa have shown great determination to promote education amongst the children and adults with disability. Special schools were also established to include all those children whose disabilities may hinder them from benefiting from education that they are entitled to. The special schools in Gauteng have been distinct in catering to the myriad needs of children with disability ...Show more