Mo. district plans inclusive preschool class to address demand

03/2/2010 | KSPR-TV (Springfield, Mo.)

One Missouri school district is responding to a 25% to 30% increase in demand for early-childhood special education by adding an integrated preschool class for children with and without disabilities next year. Administrators say the integrated approach helps students with developmental disabilities advance more quickly and make an easier transition to kindergarten. "They pick up on so much just by playing and being here every day," a district speech pathologist said.

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