Intervention in School and Clinic
In service learning, students learn skills and apply their knowledge while addressing an identified community need. Service learning is especially powerful in special education as students with disabilities are allowed the opportunity to give, instead of receive, help, and support, and therefore gain independence and self-esteem. This article outlines the steps involved in implementing a service learning project within a special education classroom.
Scott, Victoria Groves, "Incorporating Service Learning into your Special Education Classroom" (2006). Disabilities. 19.