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Re: mainstreaming special ed into art

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The Cheevers (lazydog)
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 21:45:51 -0400


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My thoughts are that it would make a difference how many students you =
have if they are sending in groups at a time and how disabled the =
special ed kids are. We mainstream alot in Loudoun County VA and the =
spec ed kids fit in pretty smoothly all in all. Some projects are =
adapted to their abilities. For instance I have three boys who are =
terrific artists and draw in their own style all the time. It is very =
difficult to get them to follow directions or conform to class =
procedures. I now have them working on plywood doing big sports guys and =
student characters that they will be mounting in the cafeteria. They are =
are excited about it. They are motivated. I am not fighting with them to =
do "things" and they are learning. Perhaps not all that I had in mind =
but they are not stressed out to come to art class and I am not quashing =
their talent with trying to cram procedures down their throat. =20

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