Why Bother Giving Access To Curriculum For Students With Significant Disabilities?

Why should we bother giving access to curriculum for students with the most significant disabilities? I’ve spent 30+ years in the educational field working with students who have a label of significant intellectual disabilities. I have seen a number of practices and philosophies come and go in that time. What I have seen as a constant is that students rise to the level of expectation if given the opportunity. There is a new emphasis on providing instruction for students that allows them to access to curriculum and the same standards as their grade level peers. Some argue that “these...

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