Effects of social integration on preschool children with handicaps.

  title={Effects of social integration on preschool children with handicaps.},
  author={J. R. Jenkins and Samuel L. Odom and Matthew L. Speltz},
  journal={Exceptional children},
  volume={55 5},
This study examined the effects of (a) integrating handicapped and nonhandicapped children in preschools and (b) a condition designed to promote social integration. Fifty-six children with mild and moderate handicaps were randomly assigned to four experimental conditions: integrated/social interaction, integrated/child-directed, segregated/social interaction, and segregated/child-directed. Observation revealed a higher proportion of interactive play, as well as higher language development, in… CONTINUE READING

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