Inclusive Education Acts for Better Classrooms

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  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    Elementary and Secondary Education Act
    This act set up support systems to make school more accessible to students with disabilities. Two important aspects are free and reduced lunch, and grant money for schools to create programs supporting students with disabilities.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Act

    Vocational Rehabilitation Act
    Federally funded programs cannot discriminate against students with disabilities. This helps promote inclusion in schools and communities.
  • Education for All Handicapped Children Act

    Education for All Handicapped Children Act
    Free and appropriate education must be provided for children with disabilities. It also requires the use of IEPs, but only covers ages 5 to 18.
  • Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments

    Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments
    Expands free and appropriate education for children with disabilities to ages 3 to 5. It also added support programs for children from birth to 2 years old with disabilities.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act

    Americans with Disabilities Act
    This act makes it so the private sector cannot discriminate against people with disabilities. It also helps spread inclusion by protecting equality in employment and public services.
  • Individuals with DIsabilities Education Act

    Individuals with DIsabilities Education Act
    This sets the use of people first language into action which helps with inclusion for everyone. It also expanded special education services and helped transition students with disabilities from school to employment.
  • Idividuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Idividuals with Disabilities Education Act
    Promotes collaboration between teachers of general and special education. This is done by allowing special education teachers to interact general education students, and having general education teachers be a part of IEP teams.