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  1. White, S. W., Scahill, L., Klin, A., Koenig, K., & Volkmar, F. R. (2007). Educational placements and service use patterns of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1403-1412. View Abstract
  2. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law which, in the United States, guarantees a free appropriate public education to children who have specific disabilities. "Appropriate education" entails educating students with disabilities in settings with typically developing students, to the "maximum extent appropriate" to meet the needs of the student with a disability. For further information, visit the U.S. Department of Education website.
  3. This and subsequent quotes from students are taken from a study in which researchers analyzed interviews, diary entries, and drawings of 20 students with ASD attending general education secondary schools in the United Kingdom. See Humphrey, N., & Lewis, S. (2008). 'Make me normal': The views and experiences of pupils on the autism spectrum in mainstream secondary schools. Autism, 12, 23-46. View Abstract
  4. Hunt, P., & McDonnell, J. (2007). Inclusive education. In S. L. Odom, R. H. Horner, M. E. Snell, & J. Blacher (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Disabilities (pp. 269-291). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
  5. For a discussion of how these terms, as well as the term least restrictive environment, have been interpreted by the courts, visit the website of the U.S. Education Resources Information Center.
  6. Jordan, R. (2008). Autistic spectrum disorders: A challenge and a model for inclusion in education. British Journal of Special Education, 35(1), 11-15. View Abstract
  7. Hunt, P., & McDonnell, J. (2007). Inclusive education. In S. L. Odom, R. H. Horner, M. E. Snell, & J. Blacher (Eds.), Handbook of Developmental Disabilities (pp. 269-291). New York, NY: The Guilford Press.
  8. Lindsay, G. (2007). Educational psychology and the effectiveness of inclusive education/mainstreaming. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 77, 1-24. View Abstract
  9. White, S. W., Scahill, L., Klin, A., Koenig, K., & Volkmar, F. R. (2007). Educational placements and service use patterns of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1403-1412. View Abstract
  10. Palmer, D. S., Fuller, K., Arora, T., & Nelson, M. (2001). Taking sides: Parent views on inclusion for their children with severe disabilities. Exceptional Children, 67(4). 467-484. View Abstract
  11. Humphrey, N. (2008). Autistic spectrum and inclusion: Including pupils with autistic spectrum disorders in mainstream schools. Support for Learning, 23(1), 41-47. View Abstract
  12. Humphrey, N. (2008). Autistic spectrum and inclusion: Including pupils with autistic spectrum disorders in mainstream schools. Support for Learning, 23(1), 41-47. View Abstract
  13. Betts, S. W., Betts, D. E., & Gerber-Eckard, L. N. (2007). Asperger syndrome in the inclusive classroom: Advice and strategies for teachers. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  14. White, S. W., Scahill, L., Klin, A., Koenig, K., & Volkmar, F. R. (2007). Educational placements and service use patterns of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 37, 1403-1412. View Abstract
  15. Falvey, M. A., & Givner, C. C. (2005). What is an inclusive school? In R. A. Villa, J. S. Thousand (Eds.), Creating an inclusive school (pp. 1-11). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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