Legislation & the Exceptional

By annette
  • Public Law 88-164

    Federal government became responsible for providing support & resources for children with disabilities.
  • The Javits Act

    Javits, a New York senator, gave a little bit of money tfor research and demonstrations programs that focused on the needs of gifted students.
  • All Handicapped Children Act

    Makes sure all handicapped children have free education & that that education is designed to meet their own special needs.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA

    Took the place of The Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Emphasis on early childhood intervention for children with exceptionalities & their families.
  • Individuals with Disabvilities Education Act ro IDEA

    Public Law changed from just interveining for children to providing funds for children with handicaps and their families "from birth on."
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1992

    All people, no matter race, gender, religion, color, origin, including people with disabilities, have equal rights to education.
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitaton Act of 1973

    People with disabilities could not be denied to participation in activities or programs because of their disability only.
  • No Child Left Behind

    Schools are now held responsible for bringing students to a minimum level of competency-
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004 (IDEA)

    Public law strengthens & improves earlier laws for people with disabilities.
  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

    Put more money financial and social institutions and education.