Kōrero: Disability and disability organisations

Deinstitutionalisation: mainstreaming (2 o 2)

Deinstitutionalisation: mainstreaming

In the 1980s many children with disabilities were taken out of special schools and placed in mainstream schools, usually with extra teacher support. Among those who were 'mainstreamed' was Michelle Fuldseth, seen here playing with her friend Janine Smith (right) at Naenae's Rata Street School in 1986.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1986/1893

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Martin Sullivan, 'Disability and disability organisations - Ideas about disability care', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29172/deinstitutionalisation-mainstreaming (accessed 11 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Martin Sullivan, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Jul 2018