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One Child Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Torey Hayden
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Topics for Discussion

In the Prologue, Torey Hayden remarks that the children she works with are courageous. What do you think she means by this statement?

What role, if any, do you think that parents and home environment play in the development of behaviorally/emotionally/mentally disabled children?

Torey describes the condition of her room at the beginning of Chapter One. What does the condition of her room say about the way disabled children are viewed by the school system?

How does Sheila make you feel? Do you pity her, dislike her, want to help her?

How do you feel about the integration of disabled children to "regular" classrooms? Take a stand, pro or con, and support your side.

Torey notes that her teaching style is usually met with disapproval in the school district. What do you think about her teaching style? Does it work? Why or why not?

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