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Children with disabilities in private inclusive schools in Mumbai: experiences and challenges

Das, Ashima and Kattumuri, Ruth (2010) Children with disabilities in private inclusive schools in Mumbai: experiences and challenges. Working Paper, 34. Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

'Inclusive education’ policy has been introduced in India, however the concept is in its infancy This qualitative study analyses the case of children with disabilities studying in private inclusive schools of Mumbai. It discusses the development of self concept, elucidates the benefits and challenges of children with disabilities in inclusive education. We then suggest recommendations for improvements in implementing inclusive education in India.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Official URL: http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/asiaResearchCentr...
Additional Information: © 2010 The authors
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Sets: Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Research centres and groups > India Observatory
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Asia Research Centre
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2014 09:56
Funders: Inlaks Foundation, India for the research visit grant
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/38362

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