People with Disabilities and the Formation of the Basic Education Teacher: A Study of Brazilian Reality
Márcia Gorett Ribeiro Grossi, Eliane Silvestre Oliveira, Ana Carolina Barbosa, Paulo Henrique de Oliveira

The aim of this research was to verify whether the pedagogy courses and the special formation programs for teachers in Brazil have incorporated into their curriculum matrices disciplines that deal with issues related to people with disabilities, and identify the academic publications on the subject researched. Thus, 1,076 curricular matrices of courses were analyzed, distributed nationwide. The results of this stage of the research allow us to infer that the offer of subjects that refer to issues of people with disabilities in a large number of Brazilian institutions is due to changes related to the legislation, specifically the law of guidelines and education bases in 1996. As a result, the special education has obtained significant progress, if drawn a parallel between its establishment in the 70s and the current day, and that the integration of people with disabilities has been the target of school inclusion policies, the first step in advancing the quality of care for these people has been given, then those educational institutions are already implementing considerably subjects related to the theme in their curricula.

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