History of Special Education and Inclusive Education Timeline

Timeline created by alexia carter
In History
  • The Beginning

    The Beginning
    Louis Braille suffered from blindness and due to his disability he created the Braille code so communicate with others. He gives the blind community the opportunity to communicate, read and write. Braille created an opportunity for those who cannot see to feel included.
  • Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB)

    Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB)
    The Florida School for the Deaf and Blind was the first facility in Florida to be centered and specialized towards the visually and auditory impaired. The institution was called in the beginning the school for blind, deaf and dumb, but soon changed after being viewed as negative. The FSDB was the first to promote unity and hope for those who are impaired.
  • The Council for Exceptional Children

    The Council for Exceptional Children
    The Council for Exceptional Children was the first advocacy group for children with disabilities. The organization gives teachers tools and aids to help students with disabilities. The advocacy groups also provides teachers with educational programming and methods.
    https://www.cec.sped.org
  • National Association for Retard

    National Association for Retard
    The National Association for Retard was created with only 42 Americans who were parents of those who had a disability. This organization gave society a push to improve services for those with mental impairments. People in society at this time perceived those with mental impairments to be threats to the society.
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    Brown v. Board of Education overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson decision. This allowed black and white children to have equal education. This decision allowed for more inclusion regarding students.
  • The Elementary Education Act

    The Elementary Education Act
    The elementary education act was a law created in 1965. This act provided money to schools and states to help educate children with certain disabilities. This will allow children to improve in the classroom and be more accommodated.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nS_rfkCQmrI&feature=youtu.be
  • The Rehabilitation Act

    The Rehabilitation Act
    The Rehabilitation Act is civil rights for the disabled. Any institution that receives federal finance assistance is required to accommodate the disabled. This provided the disabled in schools to have easier access to buildings, improvement in inclusion into the classroom.
  • The Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    The Education for All Handicapped Children Act
    This act allowed for rights to the handicapped children. This basin response to the treatment that public agencies were giving to the students. In the future the act was tweaked, making it more inclusive for students.
    https://vimeo.com/147903494
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    The No Child Left Behind Act was created by the President, George W. Bush. This act was a revision of the Elementary and Secondary Education act. The goal of this act is to achieve 100% efficiency in reading and math.
  • American with Disabilities Act Amendments

    American with Disabilities Act Amendments
    It provides technical assistance, information, and training for teachers who teach the disabled. This also stops others from discriminating against those who have a disability. In order to have accommodations there must be documented proof provided.