EC class notes: 1/5/12
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When in American history were strides really made in the area of special education?
the civil rights movement
rights that all citizens of a society are supposed to have
What is an example of the lack of opportunities for people with disabilities in the 1970's?
1 million children were excluded from school
What was the first law to outline basic civil rights of people with disabilities?
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
What are some characteristics of Section 504?
helped improve access to buildings and other parts of society
required accommodations in schools and in society to help the disabled
set stage for future legislation
What are some examples of what Section 504 did?
low vision students were allowed to move to the front row
simplifying apperance of work sheets
extra time on exams
What law guaranteed FAPE in LRE?
PL 94-142 Education for All Handicapped Children (EHA)
What law was reauthorized after 10 years and then every 3-5 years?
PL 94-142 Education for All Handicapped Children
What law added infants and toddlers and provided IFSP's to its services?
what is the program that had school's looking for future students who needed special help?
What was EHA renamed as?
What law added autism and traumatic brain injury (TBI) as categories and also added transition plans?
What law focused more on adults and normalization into daily life?
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
What were some things that ADA helped to create or improve?
reduced discrimination for employment
improved access to public education
focused on universal design
broader definiteion of disabilities
determines why students act in a certain way
what law added FBAs and BIPs to IEPs?
What law added ADHD into the "other health impaitments" category?
What law had the purpose of increasing proficiency in reading and math for all student?
Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
No Child Left Behind
What was one unrealistic goal of ESEA (No Child Left Behind)?
called for 100% proficiency of all students in reading and math by 2012
What law supported the school-to-work transition with the help of technical devices?
ASsistive Technology Act (ATA)
A law that stated that special education teachers must be highly qualified?
What are some elements of IDEA '04?
students with disabilities must participate in state testing but may accomidations on their IEP
eliminated short term IEP objectives to lessen paperwork
a specific behavior plan used to address any problem areas?
Behavior Intervention Plan
used to determine the exact nature of the problem
Functional Behavior Assessments
least restrictive environment
individuals with disabilities education act
functional behavior assessment
individualized education plans
free, appropriate education
Americans with disabilities act
Behavioral Intervention Plan
individual family service plan
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