Canadian city sees success with inclusion pilot program

06/8/2010 | Edmonton Journal (Alberta), The

A two-year pilot program at 16 public schools in Edmonton, Alberta, has students with disabilities integrated into mainstream classrooms. Educators and parents at one school that has adopted the inclusion program say it is helping students with disabilities become more independent and less isolated, while students without disabilities are learning empathy and understanding. "Everyone just sees that everyone is on their own path," the school's principal said.

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