A Comparison of Teacher Time Spent with Physically Handicapped and Able-Bodied Students

Brulle, Andrew R.; Barton, Lyle E.; Barton, Carolyn L.; Wharton, Donald L.
April 1983
Exceptional Children;Apr1983, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p543
Academic Journal
This article reports on special education teachers in relation to the amount of time spent with physically handicapped and abled-bodied students. The study aims to determine empirically whether regular classroom teachers do spend a disproportionate amount of time with physically handicapped students. In the study conducted, there is a significant difference obtained which shows that teachers do spend a disproportionate amount of time assisting physically handicapped children when placed in a regular classroom.


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