Special Education Reform Should Not Be Banned For All Handicapped Children Act Of 1975 ( Eahca )
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Positive changes In 1975, President Gerald Ford signed into law The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EAHCA). This law contained three significant changes that have taken place special education. It entitled disabled students to a free public education, a right to due process, and an Individual Education Plan (IEP) (Yell, M. L., Rogers, D., & Rogers, E. L. 1998). These three changes, even today, have become some of the most important changes in the history of special education.
Parent’s fought for years to have their disable children included in the public education system. It wasn’t until Brown vs. The Board of Education that a door was finally opened. Brown vs. Board of Education was…