Inclusion Essay

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Inclusion Children with Cerebral Palsy and other disabilities. 2018 words. Student ID: 21121598 Contents Page. Page 3 – Essay for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Disabilities. Page 10 – Reference List. Essay for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Disabilities. Children with SEN or a disability should be included and educated in mainstream schools, amongst other children within their community (Silas, 2014). In this essay, the topic that will be explored is children with cerebral palsy, although other disabilities will be brought in context also. Here are some of the main points covered within this essay: acts and laws, discrimination, money, social and medical models of disability and inclusion. Over the last 100 years, disabled people and children have got the equal rights they have desired. There have been acts and laws passed which have put this sector of people down. Showing they are incapable of working and such acts like ‘The Idiots Act’ of 1886 separated intellectually impaired people from ‘the norm.’ This shows how unfairly the disabled were treated, even when there was nothing they could do to prevent this, it is how they are. From 1893 onwards, things started to look up for people who were disabled. In 1944, the Disabled Persons Act for employment, supported them by making sure any employers who had over 20 people working for them, 3% should be disabled. As the years went on, more new acts and revised acts were introduced. In the year 2001, The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act broadened anti-discrimination. In 2005, the Disability Discrimination Act (which was amended) states, all public areas and private clubs need to ensure everything is accessible for disabled people, to promote equality and include everyone. The Equality Act of 2010 outlawed any discrimination, to promote inclusion and equality for people and children who

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