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Inclusive education for students with disability: A review of the best evidence in relation to theory and practice

  title={Inclusive education for students with disability: A review of the best evidence in relation to theory and practice},
  author={Chris Forlin and Dianne P. Chambers and Tim Loreman and Joanne Deppeler and Umesh Sharma},
Disclaimer: Data reported and the subsequent analyses are based on information gleaned from a variety of sources. The authors have not attempted to validate these data and are unable to vouch for the authenticity of them. While all attempts have been made to include reference only to published sources through reputable journals, government publications, internationally accepted authorities, and education system websites, the authors are not responsible for any misrepresentations obtained… 

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