I= A STUDY OF EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION
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Title of Thesis
A STUDY OF EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES IN GENERAL EDUCATION

Author(s)
Ghulam Nabi Shakir
Institute/University/Department Details
University Of The Punjab
Session
2003
Subject
Education
Number of Pages
162
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
educational environments, physical disabilities, general education, tragedy theory , social theory, rights of students, mobility impairments, international disability movements

Abstract
Present study explores the educational environment for students with mobility impairments. It addresses the impact of stigmatization experiences as perceived by the students who participated the impact of stigmatization experiences as perceived by the students who participated in the study. The findings of the study were based on interviews with thirty students with mobility impairments, seventeen males and thirteen females plus ten teachers of these students. An interview question guide prepared by the researcher directed the interviews. The issue addressed related to the schooling experiences over a long educational period. The emphasis remained on view of the self, expressions of insensitivity and discrimination by their peer, family members, teachers and educational administrators. Support services, access to facilities and recommendations for within the school environment to enrich the lives of all with physical disabilities.

Three distinct objectives were explored and analyzed. First, the respondents discussed disability-related events. The second objective was to explore the impact of stigmatization no these students. And the third objective explored the recommendations for change made by these students with mobility impairments. This study gave voice to a group. Which had been very well discussed, but little effort was made to relate their personal experiences.

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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  1.1 Personal Tragedy Theory To Social Theory 1
  1.2 Emergence Of Special Needs Concept 4
  1.3 Statement Of The Problem 6
  1.4 Objectives Of The Study 6
  1.5 Significance Of The Study 6
  1.6 Research Questions 8
  1.7 Limitations 9
  1.8 Delimitations 11
3 2 Review Of Literature
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  2.1 Educational Rights Of Students With Disabilities 14
  2.2 The Individualized Educational Plan 16
  2.3 International Disability Movements 17
  2.4 Personal Tragedy Theory To Social Theory 17
  2.5 A Short Scenario Of Disability Movements 19
  2.6 Rights Of Educational Provisions To People With Disabilities 21
  2.7 People With Disabilities In Pakistan 22
  2.8 Educational Provisions For People With Disabilities 23
  2.9 Government Policies Regarding Education Of Students With Disabilities 24
  2.10 Historical Perspectives On Treatment Of People With Disabilities 25
  2.11 Educational Environment For Students With Physical Disabilities 31
  2.13 Teaching Students With Disabilities: Different Approaches 33
  2.14 Impact Of Inclusion On Attitudes And Beliefs 36
  2.15 Impact Of Inclusion On Self Respect 37
4 3 Methodology And Procedures
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  3.1 Research Design 39
  3.2 Gaining Access To Respondents 40
  3.3 Data Collection Process 41
  3.4 Data Processing And Analysis 43
5 4 Analysis And Interpretation Of Data
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  4.1 Introduction To Male Respondents 45
  4.2 Introduction To Female Respondents 53
  4.3 Educational Experiences 58
  4.4 Insensitivity Of Society 60
  4.5 Students Recommendations For Improvement 70
  4.6 Introduction To Respondent Teachers 73
  4.7 TeacherÔ€™s Sensitization To Disability 78
  4.8 TeacherÔ€™s Insight Into The Affairs Of Swpd 79
6 5 Summary, Findings, Conclusion And Recommendations
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  5.1 Summary 82
  5.2 Findings 83
  5.3 Conclusions 86
  5.4 Recommendations 89
  5.5 Recommendations For Future Research 90
7 6 Bibliography 93
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8 7 List Of Codes 100
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9 8 Appendices 101
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