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mainstreaming

[ meyn-stree-ming ]
/ ˈmeɪnˌstri mɪŋ /
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noun

integration of children with special educational problems, as a physical handicap, into conventional classes and school activities.

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Origin of mainstreaming

First recorded in 1975–80; mainstream + -ing1
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Medical definitions for mainstreaming

mainstreaming
[ mānstrē′mĭng ]

n.

The process of integrating physically or intellectually disadvantaged students into regular school classes.
mainstream′ v.
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