History of Special Education and Inclusive Education Timeline

Timeline created by sespi058
In History
  • American School for the Deaf

    American School for the Deaf
    The first school for disabled children anywhere in the West Hemisphere. It was establish in 1815 by Col. William Bolling of Goochland, Virginia. During the winter of 1818-1819 this school became the first of primary an secondary education to receive aid from the federal government which was granted $300,000.
  • Columbia Institution

    Columbia Institution
    It was the first college for the deaf, blind and dumb to grant college degrees by the US congress. It was the first college for people with disabilities.
  • Beattie v. Board of Education

    Beattie v. Board of Education
    Special needs children were expelled from school because facial abnormalities and drooling. Even though their mental abilities were fine, teachers and other students found their abnormalities disruptive.
  • Council for Exceptional Children

    Council for Exceptional Children
    It was the first advocacy group for children with disabilities. The CEC is one of the largest education advocacy groups The main purpose of this advocacy group is for children to receive FAPE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f4o5KNO6-4&feature=emb_logo
  • The Bradley Home

    The Bradley Home
    Establish in East Providence, Rhode Island. It was first psychiatric home hospital for children in the United States. The hospital was named for George and Helen Bradley's daughter, Emma Pendleton Bradley. https://www.bradleyhospital.org/our-history
  • Classification of Autism

    Classification of Autism
    The classification of autism was introduced by Dr. Leo Kanner when he observed a child and noticed different behavior.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    A court case that over ruled Plessy v. Ferguson stating that "separating is not equal." This case focused on white v. black and needs student v. general education students. This was used to advocate and look into programs for special needs children.
  • In the Mills v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia

    In the Mills v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia
    This included mental and learning disabilities and behavioral issues. This restricted the Dc board of education to deny individuals access to publicly funded educational opportunity.
  • Section 504

    Section 504
    Rehabilitation Act allowed protection from discrimination of special needs and disabilities. It was known as the first law to protect students and this law included FAPE and LRE. They are eligible for those if they have a physical or mental disability that restricts their learning disability.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    Was signed my President George W. Bush. This law states that all students should be skilled in math and reading by 2014. Some schools were caught making up records even if the child was no skilled in those two materials.