History of Special Education and Inclusive Education Timetoast Timeline

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In History
  • The American School for the Deaf

    The American School for the Deaf
    The American School for the Deaf (ASD) was originally named, American Asylum for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, it was the first primary and secondary school stablished for children with disabilities. The School was located in West Hartford, Connecticut and was founded by Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Dr. Masson Cogswell, and Laurent Clerc.
    The ASD school became the first to receive funding from the Federal government.
  • Normal School

    Normal School
    The first state-supported normal school or the Teachers College to train teachers was stablished by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Initially offered a two-year training course for teachers, but later on was extended to a minimum of four years
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    The AAIDD was founded by Edouard Seguin and is located in Maryland. This was the first association concerned with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Council for Exceptional Children CEC

    Council for Exceptional Children CEC
    CEC is an organization created to improve the educational success of children with disabilities, gifted, and/or talented. The organization works in alliance with state and local education districts, the Federal government, and other related organizations, to teach children with disabilities and to find ways to better identify them and provide the appropriate plan for each child.
  • The Arc of the United States (ARC)

    The Arc of the United States (ARC)
    https://thearc.org/
    The organization was initially created by parents of children with intellectual disabilities that wanted their children to be raised at home and not in an institution as recommended by doctors. They wanted their children to be successful and to be included in society. The ARC organization advocates for people with disabilities. They assist people with special needs in finding jobs, educating the public, and caring for them.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    The case involved several black-American families that wanted their children to attend to an all-white children school, and felt that education was not equal for all and it was only offered to white-American children. The final court ruling was in favor of Oliver Brown, which allowed black students to attend all-white schools. The Brown v. Board of Education opened the doorway for other groups demanding equal and public education for all children.
  • Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia

    Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia
    This case was a lawsuit filed against the District of Columbia because children that were considered to be exceptional with any type of disability were denied educational services; furthermore, the children were not offered any kind of education and left out of school.
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
    Section 504 requires that school districts provide Free Appropriate Education (FAPE) to children with disabilities. This implies identifying the child's disability and developing a educational plan that meets the child's needs. The 504 plan covers special accommodations, services, and support for the child, it also covers extracurricular activities.
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    The Act requires states to develop grade level assessments to all students, including those with disabilities, to be examined in basic skills and subjects with the emphasis to improve individual outcomes in education and succeed academically.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)

    Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA)
    The goal of this act is to provide children with disabilities the same opportunity for education in an inclusive environment with children that don't have a disability. IDEA first came into being in 1990 and throughout the years, the act has received significant amendments and additions to the plan in order to service children from birth to age 21. https://youtu.be/usFuT2DAhw8