3 Myths of Special Education – Thoughts for Parents
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‘Disability, unlike many other human variables (e.g. wealth, skin colour, culture, religion, language etc) is not usually passed from generation to generation. Most parents do not have direct experience of living with disability, yet they find themselves making life-influencing decisions for their child which are affected by the limits of their own understanding of disability.
Many people with disability say that they are restricted, not so much by their physical or mental impairment – in other words, the way their body or mind works – but by the failure of their community and environment to take into account different bodies and ways to function, and to accommodate and adjust for those differences’. ..