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Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More


Dealing with the “Handicapped” of ALBA: Setting the Balance Right

John M. Kirk

in Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A case study is presented of three countries that followed the Cuban model and provided an assessment of the needs of the disabled. Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador are studied in some depth, and an ... More


The Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Historical Evolution

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses the historical and legislative background to the adoption of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA) in 1975. It begins with an overview of the evolution of laws ... More


Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District

Bruce J Dierenfield and David A. Gerber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043208
eISBN:
9780252052088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In 1988, Sandi and Larry Zobrest became agents in the struggle for disability rights when they sued a suburban Tucson, Arizona, school district to obtain public funding for the signed language ... More


From Social Reform to Technical Management: The Legal Evolution of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how and why the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EAHCA) and its successor, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), have fallen short of ... More


Amy Rowley

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter describes the story of Amy Rowley and her family to show how the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA) has affected the lives of children with disabilities. It examines ... More


Michael Panico

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter describes the story of Michael Panico and his family to show how the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), which was later replaced by the Individuals with Disabilities ... More


Post-1975 Amendments

Ruth Colker

in Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses Congress's attempts to amend the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA), which was later replaced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), after ... More


The Rest of the Welfare State

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

If We Turn to Other forms of Social Policy, how does the United States care for its old, its poor, its unemployed, and its disabled? Here, most outcomes place the United States in the lower half of ... More


Separated at Birth?

Peter Baldwin

in The Narcissism of Minor Differences: How Europe and America are Alike

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195391206
eISBN:
9780197562741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391206.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Regional Geography

To Return To The Bulk of our material in this book, what absolute differences separate the United States from Europe? The United States is a nation where proportionately more people are murdered ... More


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