Parents: High-school extracurriculars should be more inclusive

09/19/2008 | Sun (Lowell, Mass.), The

Some Massachusetts parents say their high schools need to do more to welcome students with special needs into extracurricular activities. "I have become more and more frustrated," said George Peterson, who co-chairs his district's Special Education Parents Advisory Council, and has a son with developmental disabilities. "This is not a group that is purposefully overlooked, but they do not have the squeaky-wheel effect needed."

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