Commentary on Classic Articles from Issue Two of RSEQ's 30-Year Retrospective
Keramidas, Cathy Galyon, Rural Special Education Quarterly
I honestly cannot remember when I first understood the concept of disability or special education. I grew up in a rural East Tennessee Appalachian community. This community included individuals with disabilities that I just viewed as different. Across the hollow was my "next door neighbor Flo," a young adult female with cognitive impairments with whom I played dolls and whom I later tried to teach to read when I went to school. I had a church friend whose older brother, "Brian," went to a special school because he had undiagnosed autism (he was identified as having mental retardation) and was in our preschool Sunday school class. In the nearest small town was a wandering teenage male, …
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Publication information: Article title: Commentary on Classic Articles from Issue Two of RSEQ's 30-Year Retrospective. Contributors: Keramidas, Cathy Galyon - Author. Journal title: Rural Special Education Quarterly. Volume: 29. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2010. Page number: 32+. © American Council on Rural Special Education Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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