Facilitating supports and services for learners with low-incidence disabilities

Jody Marie Bartz, Jennifer Kurth, Matthew Wangeman

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Abstract

Facilitating inclusive supports and services for learners with lowincidence disabilities involves collaborative teaming, understanding the benefits and challenges involved in delivering inclusive supports, and appreciating the diverse and unique needs of this population. In this chapter, we provide families, educators, researchers, academics, related service personnel, and other professionals with examples of models of service and support delivery. Emphasis will be on school-age learners with low-incidence disabilities. Additionally, an insider perspective of the opportunities for, as well as benefits and barriers to, successful implementation of supports and services for learners with low-incidence disabilities is presented. The chapter concludes with future directions for research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-136
Number of pages26
JournalInternational Perspectives on Inclusive Education
Volume5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Inclusive education
  • service delivery
  • systems of support

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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