Acts That Changed Special Education

  • Federal Gov't interest in developmentally delayed

  • Principle of normalization

  • Section 504

    Vocational Rehabilitation Act
  • President Nixon executive order

    President Nixon executive order
    To return 200,000 people with disabilities in institutions to community residential placements Kelley, V. 2010. Waking Up Humanity. Retrieved 7 July 2010.
  • Education or All Handicapped Children Act (EofAHCA)

    PL 94-142
  • EofAHCA - Amended

    To include infants and toddlers.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

  • Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA)

  • No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

    No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
    Dare, M. 2010. History of Special Education Powerpoint. Retrieved 7 July 2010.