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    Early Intervention

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    Early intervention programs are provided all over the United States to premature infants to age three, but sometimes it can even go beyond if approved during certain situations. Early intervention programs vary from state to state with rules and regulations, but overall it helps children that are born with disabilities or developmental delays during the time they should be developing the skills that a normal developing child would have developed. These children can be either be environmentally or biologically at risk due to their diagnosis. It covers the basic physical needs such as reaching, rolling, crawling, and walking. It also covers other aspects such as: cognitive, communication, social emotional, and even self-help skills. This type…

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    Public Law 94-142

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    Public Law 94-142, also known as the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, is an important piece of legislation that allows for children with disabilities to receive free and appropriate education. This important legislation was put into effect in order to improve and equalize learning for all students as well as to provide special services to meet each student’s unique needs. The Education for All Handicapped Children Act was passed in 1975 and went into effect in 1977. Public Law 94-142…

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    Handicapped Act Essay

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    In 1975 the United States Congress passed the Education for Handicapped Act (EHA) which guaranteed handicapped children in public schools would receive one free meal per day and would have access to public education. The schools required to provide those services to handicapped children accepted federal funds for operations. Under EHA, handicapped children were defined as children who had either mental or physical disabilities. The act mandated that a lesson plan must be created for each of…

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    a 6-2 favor of the respondents that clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) is a “related service” under the Education of the Handicapped Act. The judges also ruled unanimously that section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is inapplicable when relief is available under the Education of the Handicapped Act to remedy a denial of educational services and therefore not entitled to any relief under…

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    in American history, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483. This landmark Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. This ruling appeared to apply to all minority groups of children as well as the common practiced racial segregation of the current time period. “The Brown decision led the way to a growing understanding that all people, regardless of race, gender, or disability,…

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    Handicapped Act 1986

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    The Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986 Based on new research found on infant development, encourage a change in early interventions and preschool services. Early intervention was found to improve a child’s intelligence, prevent secondary handicapping conditions decrease dependency in institutionalization and decrease family stress (Education of the Handicapped Act, 1986). The establishment of the Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986 was created in order to improve…

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    Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children (PARC) v. the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania consists in a sue against a state law which denied access to education to children with disabilities who have not reached the 5 year old mental developmental. The two main findings in this case are the right of students with mental retardation to receive free public education and, as long as possible, include this kind of students in a regular classroom rather than an isolated special class. 2. Identify by…

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    The 1980 court case, Armstrong V. Kline, drew from parents of children with exceptionalities becoming upset with the education system’s 180-day school year rule1. Beginning in January of 1980, they decided that enough was enough and they needed to do something before summer vacation came so, their child/children would not lose everything they learned during the school year1. The parents took on the court case, filing three class action lawsuits, all of which were against Caryl Kline, the…

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    laws and acts that have been passed in an attempt to prevent the continuation of discrimination and unequal rights. As time progressed, the laws became more progressive, and have expanded to include more groups of people. A majority of the laws that have been enacted have been built upon foundations that were previously set by preceding laws. The first monumental court case that laid the foundation for future cases concerning special education is the infamous Brown v Board of Education. Brown…

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    Philosophers like Aristotle felt that children with physical disabilities were not meant to live. "As to the exposure and rearing of children, let there be a law that no deformed child shall live...” -Aristotle Early Greek and Romans discouraged the reproduction of people with genetic defects so as to improve the human species. Early Civilizations viewed “deformed children” as a weakness, shame and a burden on society (such views continued to the 20th Century) Up to 1950 -Families had to…

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