Inclusion Timeline

Timeline created by epowell16
  • Itard and Seguin

    Systematic educative procedures for the hardest to teach children
  • Gallaudet

    First American residential school for students who were deaf
  • Howe

    First residentail school for students who were blind
  • Normalization and deinstitutionalization

    Breaking down barriers to participation in society
  • Other organizations such as Special Olympics (Shriver)

    Advocacy for caring and fair treatment of individuals with disabilities
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    Integration of students with disabilities into general education classrooms
  • Council for Exceptional Children founded by Ferrell and other teachers

    Development of special education as a profession
  • Organization of parent groups

    Provide support, information, and structure for obtaining resources
  • Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka

    Allowed for parents of students with disabilities to contend their students were not receiving adequate education
  • Education for All Handicapped Children Act, PL 94-142

    The original Act and its amendments ensure that all children and youths have a right to free, appropriate, public education
  • Reauthorization of IDEA

    services were extended to infants, toddlers, and preschool children aged three
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

    Ensures that all children and youth with disabilities have a right to a free and appropriate public education
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    Ensure the right to nondiscriminatory treatment in other aspects of life; a civil rights law
  • No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

    "Standards-based" reform, consequences to special ed.
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act