Foundations of Special Education. Dr. Thomas G. Ryan 2004. What is Special Education?. Special Education: S pecially designed instruction to meet the unique needs and abilities of exceptional students. Special Education is relatively new.
Dr. Thomas G. Ryan
The public school system of Ontario was established on the basis of Ryerson's Report (1846), which he published after studying the British and Continental school systems. By 1871 the goal of general free education had been reached in Upper Canada (Ontario).Ryerson, Adolphus Egerton (1803-1882),