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Catholic schools struggle to accommodate disabilities

After students at the public school started bullying the Winbinger twins, who have cerebral palsy, the girls’ parents knew it was time to pull them out.

For Matt and Becky Winbinger, the obvious alternative was to look to the Catholic school system.

“In a Catholic school it’s true inclusion. Everybody is treated the same way,” Becky Winbinger said. “It’s not like that at a public school.”

But this type of inclusion — the integration of students with special needs into the regular classroom — is new to many Catholic schools.

For the full story: https://religionnews.com/2018/08/28/catholic-schools-struggle-to-accommodate-disabilities/

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