When children without disabilities are brought into the special education classroom or a therapy session for a specified period of time. Professional use reverse mainstreaming to increase the contact between disabled children in special education settings and their more typical peers.
A classroom arrangement where a child with special needs receives all of their educational needs within the normal curriculum. In order to make full inclusion possible, a special education teacher will often work side by side with the traditional education teacher to help them fully implement the IEP goals.
A test used during pregnancy to provide information about the potential diagnosis of genetic and developmental disabilities. It is usually performed during the first or second trimester by inserting a needle into the uterus to collect a sample of the amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus.
An injury to the brain caused by an outside physical force. The result is often a total or partial loss of functioning, an impairment with social interactions, or a combination of the two. A traumatic brain injury and its side effects negatively impact academic performance.