Special Education

Special Education

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  • Jess, what does Special Education mean and how did it all begin?
  • Special Education is the education of physical or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom.
  • Brown vs Board of Education was the beginning of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1954, because minority children were being denied the rights to equal education.
  • So children with disabilities a considered minority?
  • Yes TJ, that led to the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975. People with different kinds of disabilities (physical, mental, visual or hearing-impairments) and different needs came together to fight for a common cause.
  • This landmark law is currently as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which was amended in 1997.
  • Education Law
  • •Least Restrictive Environment •Procedural Safeguard •Individual Education Program •Appropriate Evaluation •Free Appropriate Public Education •Parent and Student Decision Making
  • Here on the board are the 6 principles that fall under the IDEA:
  • Least Restrictive Environment, Procedural Safeguard, Individual Education Program, Appropriate Evaluation, Free Appropriate Public Education and Parent and Student Decision Making.
  • Wow, thank you for giving me the highlights.
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