Inclusive education as a system is flexible in terms of methods and materials so that all children can have wider access to regular curriculum. It allows children with SEN to stay with their family and go to the nearest school as far as possible. Inclusive Education is a strategy contributing towards ultimate goal of promoting an inclusive society; one which enables all children/adults, whatever their gender, age, ability, disability, ethnicity to participate in and contribute to that society. Inclusive Schools are good for kids, families & communities. Exhaustive details about education and training of students with orthopedic (dis)ABILITY, autism, visual impairment and mental retardation have been given in a highly comprehensible and lucid style for the benefit of teachers, parents and community members. Career education,vocational training, therapeutic strategies, preventive measures & public education, coordinated approaches between government and non-governmental organizations, etc are the salient features of this book.
Undoubtedly this book will receive wide acclaim from rehabilitation professionals/ personnel, research scholars, resource teachers, placement/rehabilitation officers, policy makers, teachers & students of special education, etc. The Government offices including public sector undertakings & banks dealing with appointment, promotion, transfer and administering various concessions, relaxations etc. would also find the volume of immense value. This book will be a valuable addition in any library for B.Ed/M.Ed/Diploma in Special Education/M.A. Psychology/M.A Education/MSW/MSc Child Development/MPhil. students in all Indian Universities. In short, this is a very useful document to provide right kind of information to all stakeholders so that they may take steps to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities.