Unit 3.txt

  1. Public Law 504 or Section 504
    • -Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • -prohibited discrimination against handicapped individuals by any agency or organization which received federal funds, i.e., schools and provided access to school for any child.
  2. Public Law 94-142
    • -Education of all Handicapped Children Act of 1975
    • -mandated a guarantee that all children between the ages of 5-21 years would be allowed in school
  3. Public Law 98-199
    -law allows for federal funding to create parent training and information centers so that parents could learn how to protect the rights that PL 94-142 guarantees their child.
  4. Public Law 99-457
    • -Education of all Handicapped Children Act of 1986
    • -gave schools monetary incentives/support to implement a 3-5 year old preschool programs for disabled childrent by 1990-1991.
    • -law mandates, through Part H that persons whomw work with infants and families focus on strengths, needs and priorities of each individual and familey.
  5. Public Law 101-476
    • (IDEA)
    • -Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
    • -AKA Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1990, renamed the earlier EHA laws and their amendments
  6. Public Law 856
    -mandates Part H services for children turning three during any portion of the school year are eligible to begin school in the fail.
  7. American Disabilities Act (1990)
    -No company or business can discrimintat against a person with a disability in the work place or the public environment.
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