Reflections on four ideological models in Special Education

Boaz Tsabar, Orly Ido


The article seeks to map the leading models in special education, discuss their ideological assumptions and examine their strengths and shortcomings. The purpose of this theoretical article is meant to unveil the ideological nature of special education discourse and to help educators to more clearly articulate for themselves the ideological foundations of their educational outlook and to develop a more informed and even critical approach toward it.[1]

[1]We would like to thank the students and teaching staff in the Special Education Track at the David Yellin Academic College of Education for their contribution to forming some of the ideas conveyed in the present article.


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  1. The pdf link does not match the abstract.


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