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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


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


Advocacy and Self-Help Programs as Evidence-Based Practices for Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities

Yeana W. Lam, Mian Wang, George H. S. Singer, and Jiyeon Kim

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the programmatic features of parent advocacy and self-help interventions and the methodologies employed to evaluate their effectiveness. It discusses home–school collaboration ... More


Using Curriculum-Based Measurement to Develop Educationally Meaningful and Legally Sound Individualized Education Programs (Ieps)

Mitchell L. Yell and Todd W. Busch

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act’s (IDEA) free appropriate public education (FAPE) requirements compel school-based teams to develop Individualized Education Programs ... More


New Jersey

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/9780814708101.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines the results of hearing officer decisions in New Jersey involving parents who challenge individualized education programs (IEP) on behalf of their children with disabilities ... More


Our Introduction to Special Education

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter demonstrates the functions and implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law governing special education services. The IDEA requires each ... More


Brian Schaffer

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/9780814708101.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter focuses on the story of Brian Schaffer, who was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at the age of seven, to show how difficult it is for any child to prevail ... More


Ohio

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/9780814708101.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses the results of hearing officer decisions in Ohio involving parents who challenge individualized education programs (IEP) on behalf of their children with disabilities. It ... More


District of Columbia

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/9780814708101.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter discusses the results of hearing officer decisions in the District of Columbia involving parents who challenge individualized education programs (IEP) on behalf of their children with ... 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


California

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/9780814708101.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines hearing officer decisions in California involving parents who challenge individualized education programs (IEP) on behalf of their children with disabilities under the ... More


Americorps and the Chain of Neglect

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter discusses Tim's experiences at High School 6, his local public high school, and subsequent admission to both the charter school and the AmeriCorps program. The charter school's ... More


Florida

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/9780814708101.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter focuses on hearing officer decisions in Florida involving parents who challenge individualized education programs (IEP) on behalf of their disabled children under the Individuals with ... More


Curriculum-Based Measurement, Progress Monitoring, and State Assessments

James G. Shriner and Martha L. Thurlow

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0021
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Statewide assessment activities and efforts surrounding Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) have become increasingly intertwined over time, especially during the past decade during which the use of ... More


Suspended Animation

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter talks about how Tim was generally distracted, disagreeable, and disturbing during the summer between fifth and sixth grade, while his organizational skills grew worse. It was clear that ... More


Tim Brings a Gun to School

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter details the story of how eleven-year old Tim brought a gun to school, prompting the principal to call the police and suspend Tim for ten days. Upon entering sixth grade, Tim had already ... More


A New School, A New Crisis

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the events surrounding Tim's transfer to his new school. The school staff at the new school made adjustments based on Tim's Individualized Education Program (IEP), resulting ... More


Rocketing Through Middle School

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter chronicles the family's transfer to Middlefield—a rural community in Connecticut with a less racially and socioeconomically diverse population compared to where they had lived ... More


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