SPED Timeline

Timeline created by destinystrayhorn
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation is unconstitutional in schools. "separate but equal"
  • PARC V. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    PARC V. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    The state of Pennsylvania guaranteed free public education to all disabled children ages 6-21
  • Mills V. Board of Education

    Mills V. Board of Education
    Established that all children with disabilities will be granted public support for all educational needs
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    First disability civil rights in the U.S. which forbids discrimination against disabled people. Individuals in this program can receive federal assistance
  • Public Law 94-142

    Public Law 94-142
    Known as Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA)-- to assure that all handicapped students have a free appropriate public education
  • Public Law 99-457

    Public Law 99-457
    An extension of PL 94-142, which includes:
    - mandated services for preschoolers, ages 3-5
    -early interventions for infants and toddlers
    - Individualized Family Service Plan (IFP)
    -"developmentally delayed" was created
  • Public Law 101-476

    Public Law 101-476
    -Name changed to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
    - Autism & Traumatic Brain Injury has a discrete category
    - Rehabilitation counseling & Social work are included in services
    - Established that Individualized Transition Plan (ITP) are required by age 16
  • Public Law 105-17

    Public Law 105-17
    -Students with disabilities are required to take state and district wide tests
    - Transition planning starts at age 14
    - General educators are required to be involved in IEP team
    - Students with disabilities have to have access to general education curriculum
  • No Child Left Behind Act

    No Child Left Behind Act
    Reauthorized elementary and secondary education act. This allows public schools to be flexible with how they distribute funds from the government to improve students with disabilities achievement.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004
    George W. Bush signed bill PL 108-446 which is also referred to as IDEA or IDEIA of 2004. These guidelines affect all students with disabilities in preschool to 21 years old.