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Should Children With Down Syndrome Be Educated Separately?
People With Down Syndrome Should Be Taught In Mainstream Education.
Down syndrome should not be taken into account if students are able to demonstrate that they have the capacity to learn the material.
Coexisting with handicapped children may prove insightful for other children to their problems.
Children with Down syndrome surrounded by regularly-developed peers can receive a boost in their development.
Involving them in mainstream education normalizes their illness and helps the integration with other children.
There are various levels of Down syndrome. Some are suitable for education with other children.
Coeducation with children with Down Syndrome may
hinder the development process
of other children.
There is already a huge problem with bullying among similarly-developing children. Mixing Down syndrome children with other is providing the latter group with an obvious target for harassment.
Down syndrome children require much more care, attention and most likely extensive therapy, making the whole undertaking very costly and time-consuming. This time could be used for further development of children without Down syndrome.
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