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Educational supports for children with multiple disability in Korea

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  • Educational supports for children with multiple disability in Korea
  • Kim, Hyun Jin
  • National Institute of Special Needs Education


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Title Educational supports for children with multiple disability in Korea
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Material Type Articles
Author(English)

Kim, Hyun Jin

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[Yokosuka, Japan]:National Institute of Special Needs Education

Date 2005
Pages 7
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Link
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Population
Social Development < Education
Holding National Institute of Special Needs Education

Abstract

Special education in Korea, in educating disabled children including with multiple disability, is aiming for inclusive education in nearby regular schools. Basic directions for special education policies are maximize educational efficiency among all students by sharing a sense of responsibility between general and special education. Based on this, Korea has educational supports for children with multiple disabilities as follow. First, Korea provides guarantee free compulsory education for multiple disable students. Sometimes their severe and multiple disabilities prevent them to come to school. In that case, it provides education opportunity for disabled students through visitation services. Second, it makes change of system in special education schools for multiple disable students. It makes the schools smaller, de-categorization of disability categories. De-categorization of the categories means that special education schools should be changed into one school for all range of disabilities instead of categorizing the disabilities and running separate schools for each. (The rest omitted)