Ken Laha wrote: > > Marc wrote: > > > > In many cases, that is not the way the system works. IEP's are mass > > produced, and the students are dumped (or mainstreamed, depending on > > who's talking) into the already full regular ed room with no extra > > support, no extra training. The special ed kid is lost in a sea of > > kids. I live this every day. I've not had an aide in my class > > EVER, and not had a special ed teacher help me in five years. I > > have had dozens of special ed kids included in classes of up to 37. > > Have you tried ASKING for help? Demanding help puts the other party > on the defensive, and then you're not likely to get it. > Kirsten Laha
I see nothing in Marc's post that indicates that he "demanded" anything!
Also, should the regular ed teachers have to beg the special ed teachers for assistance? If the student has an IEP that says that the student needs assistance, the special ed teacher is responsible to see that the assistance is rendered.
George Lyle -- Note: Return address altered to deflect junk e-mail. Delete the leading "G" in the address when replying.