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mainstreaming

 [mān´strēm-ing]
the placement of children with disabilities in classes with the general population of school children; special services tailored to the student's educational needs may still be provided.

main·stream·ing

(mān'strēm-ing),
Providing the least restrictive environment (socially, physically, and educationally) for chronically disabled people by introducing them into the natural environment rather than segregating them into homogeneous groups living in sheltered environments under constant supervision.

mainstreaming

[mān′strēming]
Etymology: OE, maegan, strength; ME, strem
1 the system of educating children with disabilities in regular classrooms, with special assistance as needed.
2 the return of persons recovering from mental illness to the community.
Pediatrics The education of a student with disabilities in a regular classroom in a neighbourhood school with sufficient support so the student can participate fully
Social medicine The placing of learning- or otherwise impaired children in the same environment as other children, while supplementing learning with various educational maneuvers

mainstreaming

Inclusion Pediatrics The education of a student with disabilities in a regular classroom in a neighborhood school with the support so the student can participate fully Social medicine The placing of learning- or otherwise impaired children in the same environment as other–normal children, while supplementing learning with various educational maneuvers

main·stream·ing

(mān'strēm-ing)
Providing the least restrictive environment (socially, physically, and educationally) for people with chronic disabilities by introducing them into the natural environment rather than segregating them into homogeneous groups living in sheltered environments under constant supervision.
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There were different ideas of the respondents towards the concept of gender mainstreaming.
Also it underlines the role of NGOs and GOs in promoting Gender Mainstreaming in different aspects of developmental programmes such as political, economic, and social aspects; for the sake of women empowerment in order to achieve sustainable development.
The study also helps identify issues facing the camp profession, such as mainstream camps' responsibility to serve campers with more severe disabling conditions and the role of specialized camps in the mainstreaming movement.
In a 3-year ethnographic study of mainstreaming, regular teachers described the success of mainstreamed students in terms of their classroom academic behavior: attendance, homework, attention, participation, preparation for class, basic skills, and scores on tests (Truesdell, 1985).
Studies of mainstreaming found that despite mainstreamed students' doing poorly on teacher-made tests in the regular classes and failing to do homework regularly (Truesdell, 1985), nearly three quarters of high school students with learning disabilities passed their mainstream classes, perhaps as a result of teachers' inflating the grades of these students (Zigmond, Levine, & Laurie, 1985).
The addition of Best Buy to our distribution channel strengthens our position as the mainstreaming leader, with Westinghouse LCD TVs available in more than 1,100 retail stores coast to coast at prices that are 30 percent lower than just seven months ago.