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The Education of Children With Special Education Needs

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  • Submitted: 11/07/2002
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AS and A Level Developmental Psychology

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The Education of Children With Special Education Needs

In the UK and most other countries the law states that all children should be educated to a certain degree. However, until recently those children with special education needs have been educated outside the realms of 'mainstream' education. This is changing quite rapidly and it is now becoming more important both here and in the United States that children of all capabilities should be integrated into mainstream schooling.

ADHD is one of the most common childhood learning disorders with almost 5% of the population suffering from it .because of the increasing numbers of children in our schools being identified with ADHD it is important that educators should understand the special learning needs of these children so that they can create safe and appropriate learning environments for such children.

ADHD is a huge and complex subject therefore for the purpose of this essay I shall briefly outline five main points, these are

1.What ADHD is and how teachers and educators can recognize it

2.How it feels to suffer from ADHD

3.Drugs and medications that can be used to treat ADHD

4.ADHD and school discipline

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