Results of research appears to indicate that peer acceptance is vital to a successful mainstreaming process. If understanding is to be fostered in children, teachers must provide class members with opportunities for building acceptance. One highly effective and inexpensive method of building empathy and increasing the probability of peer acceptance is the use of Teletherapy.
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