the same cold rules of logic and evidence. The benighted are to be made “aware,” to have their “consciousness raised,” and the wistful hope is held out that they will “grow.” Should the benighted prove recalcitrant, however, then their “mean-spiritedness” must be fought and the “real reasons” behind their arguments and actions exposed. (pp. 2–3)
If individuals with learning disabilities are to receive the very best education possible and be accepted by a caring and loving community, educators must join to stop yet another “education war” that truly deters special education from being the helping profession it was created to be.
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