January 15, 2020 Feature

The Many Meanings of “Special Needs”

Margaret A. “Peggy” Graham

In the United States, approximately 18.5 percent of children under age eighteen are considered children with “special needs.” That does not mean that they are not smart, talented, or capable. Rather, it simply means that they have specific challenges that a “normal” or “typical” student would not face.

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