Journal article

Implementing instructional adaptations for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms a literature review

BJ Scott, MR Vitale, WG Masten

Remedial and Special Education | Published : 1998

Abstract

Examined are classroom teachers' perceptions and use of instructional adaptations in general education classes. General educators were found to be positive about the desirability/effectiveness and reasonability/feasibility of making instructional adaptations for students with disabilities. However, research also revealed that when these students are included in general education classrooms, their teachers are unlikely to alter their traditional whole-group instructional strategies in favor of specific individualized adaptations. In interpreting this inconsistency, we found that the literature identified lack of teacher training and limited school support as barriers to classroom teachers' be..

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