April 15, 2020
For educational institutions
History of Special Education
by Brian McHugh
⟶ Updated 2 months ago ⟶
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Brown v. Board of Education Landmark legal case as it made segregation unconstitutional in public schools. This opened up the door for special need.
PARC v. Pennsylvania Students with disabilities have the right to an appropriate education.
Mills v. Board of Education Schools must provide resources regardless of cost.
Education for All Handicap Children Act.(EAUCA) The basis for special education rights and services. Has been retooled in the legal system from when first announced.
Samuel Heinicke establishes first oral school for the deaf in the world in Germany.
American School for the Deaf adds vocational training to curriculum.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). Help ensure that disadvantaged students had access to quality education.
Public Law 94-142: The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975. Passed by Congress so that all State and local were accountable to providing services to all students with special needs.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. Amended by Congress to improve reading, early intervention, and research based edcation
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