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Mainstreaming Makes a Difference

A popular integration program for learning disabled could benefit children in Los Angeles.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/education/article/mainstreaming_makes_a_difference_20020719

Eight-year-old Tamar's fingers dance across a set of harp strings like small waves rhythmically pounding the surf. While the large instrument dwarfs her, she doesn't seem to mind as she sits and plays a complicated classical tune. After the musical interlude, she hops onto her living room couch; her shiny dark hair bounces as she moves. Her bright smile reveals a missing front tooth with its adult counterpart just barely poking through.

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