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Including Learners with Extensive Support Needs in South Korea

Including Learners with Low-Incidence Disabilities

ISBN: 978-1-78441-251-7, eISBN: 978-1-78441-250-0

ISSN: 1479-3636

Publication date: 4 February 2015

Abstract

This chapter describes the status of past and current special education, inclusive education, and Low-Incidence Disabilities (LID) in South Korea by introducing historical background, legal development, and current trend. Four main areas related to special education in South Korea are highlighted: the historical background and legal development of special education; current laws relating to special education; inclusive education and LID; and the future of LID support in South Korea. This chapter will provide valuable information for those who want to become more knowledgeable about the current status of special education and inclusive education for learners with LID in South Korea.

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Kang, K. and Hong, Y.H. (2015), "Including Learners with Extensive Support Needs in South Korea", Including Learners with Low-Incidence Disabilities (International Perspectives on Inclusive Education, Vol. 5), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 289-313. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-363620140000005022

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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