Inclusive Education

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Exploring the idea of quality education access for children with disabilities remains important, for the reason that we need a country where all citizens enjoy fair social rights and opportunities. After all a development agenda must include all citizens, and people live in harmony with their fellow citizens without social unfairness, exploitation, oppression, while sharing the immeasurable happiness with all in the community (Nyerere 1968; Wabike, 2015). In essence then, we cannot ignore and look down children with disabilities, because of how or who they are. Inclusive education in point of fact, was one of the Dakar Education for all, insisting education inclusive and right for all including children with disabilities (UNESCO, 2009). Human …show more content…
3). Any society which does not observe social justice and human right for its people, may be suffering from the dilemma of moral challenge. As a consequence, social injustice automatically exclude people with disabilities from gaining social right and prospect as members of the community. Once again, leading them to what Rawls (1971) labeled as “poverty, ignorance, and lack of means” (p. 204) for empowering them due to sporadic autonomy restriction. The major point in fact, is about empowering people with disabilities with capability to live independently, instead of dependence. Definitely, I strongly encourage assistance, which empower people with disabilities to realize their rights as human and live their full life potential with …show more content…
Doing that “is not based on charity or goodwill but “it is an integral element of the expression and realization of universal human rights” (p. v). In fact excluding people with disabilities from the right of social services entitled for them and replace it with what Rieser (2012) calls as charity offering is sometimes inhuman. Cautious with the same idea, Present Obama also insist that “the impulse toward charity can drift into a stifling paternalism, an unwillingness to acknowledge the ability of others to do for themselves” (Obama 2006, p. 56). This comes with the fact that we tend to consider people with disabilities as substances of assistance susceptible to patronizing tendencies that often time reckon them as incapable of anything, but dependent on others for their survival. It energizes to learn from Rieser, (2012) that people with disabilities themselves have long recanted the charity giving propensities in favor of human right. They realize that charity dehumanizes them as incapable while purposely denying them their rights as

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