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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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The mainstreaming of terrorist groups needs to be a negotiated settlement.
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Such an approach might have greater synergy with attempts at mainstreaming.
The study suggests that gender Mainstreaming is essential to achieve sustainable development of women and men in a prosperous nation.
In the elementary school, all academic mainstreaming occurred in reading.
Special education teachers indicated that they recommended students for mainstreaming in particular subject areas, based on the students' general ability (83%) and interest (94%).
The questionnaires were distributed by the coordinator for mainstreaming in each school.