History of Special Education and Inclusive Education Timeline

Timeline created by apuig015
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    The act that the separation of races in public schools was unacceptable, unequal, and unconstitutuional. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) worked hard and gave everything they had to challenge segregation laws in public schools, and had filed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLDlqiKXquo
  • Training of Professional Personnel Act of 1959

    Training of Professional Personnel Act of 1959
    This act initiated federal legislation that supported improved programs and services. It allowed and helped train program administrators and teachers so that they could be prepared and ready to for children with mental retardation.
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
    This act was passes by the 89th United States congress. It represented a landmark to having equal rights, ability, and access to education. There are funds that are contributed for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and the promotion of parental involvement.
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  • Rehabilitation Act of 1973

     Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    The civil rights law that does not accept any negativity against people who have uncontrollable disabilities who receive funds. This act enforces that all students who may have a disability have the capability and equal access to educational activities.
  • The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

    The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975
    The education for all handicapped children act was enforced by the congress of the United States. The act that all public schools who were receiving federal funds, would give equal education to all and consist of one free meal a day for children with physical and mental disabilities.
  • Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), 1990

    Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), 1990
    The civil rights law that does not allow any negativity against this with a disability. Specifically, in the areas ofemployment, public accommodations, public transportation and services, and telecommunications.
  • Armstrong v. Kline (1979)

    Armstrong v. Kline (1979)
    the parents of children who had a disability or special needs began to be concerned over summer break. plaintiffs ruled in favor and extended the schools year for a longer period.
  • IDEA Amendments of 1997 (PL 105-17)

    IDEA Amendments of 1997 (PL 105-17)
    The ammendment supported initiatives for transition and movement services from high school to adult living. These had to include a plan or procedures for identifying appropriate employment and other outside of school adult living abilities for the student.