From the (in)difference to the intervention: the contribution of intercultural education to special education

Ana Ribeiro, Mário Rui Cruz, Joana Cavalcanti
2011 Revista Educação Especial  
In contemporary society, education has become a challenge because school and society live in constant dichotomy which experts call "cultural blindness" in contrast to the "call" (un)aware of students who reflect the "rainbow" diversity of our heterogeneous society. We recognize that society delegates to the school the primary role of education and it reflects the development of society which calls for Intercultural Education and inclusion for all students regardless of their specific needs and
more » ... specific needs and are entitled to an effective education and values. Therefore, this research will seek to understand the ways of the inclusive school movement and interculturalism, through understanding of these phenomena are interrelated and complementary. In addition to an overview of this topic this research will focus on the pre-school education. The focus at this level has take into account the educational attainment of a case study about the interdisciplinary work between teacher (kindergarten teacher) and therapists (occupational and speech) for the inclusion of a five-years-old child, with features of autism spectrum in a room of the preschool education in Oporto, Portugal
doi:10.5902/1984686X2309 doaj:26fde1fb0bd8452887ec3edd7d935195 fatcat:h3o65kgqjnfdzjns4ksikd22ga