special education test 1

brown vs. board of education
1954 court case that said separate is not equal
title IX of 1972
you can not exclude anyone on the basis of gender
vocational rehabilitation act, sec. 504
This act employs a broader definition of eligibility than
IDEA and states that no individual can be excluded,
solely because of their disability, from participating in
any program or activity receiving federal funding,
including schools. Schools may be required to develop
plans to meet the needs of students who require
accommodations. Section 504 covers the entire
lifespan not just the school years.
americans with disabilities act
Designed to eliminate discrimination against people with disabilities in the pubic and private sectors.
Expanded definitions of eligibility may include people with AIDS, substance abuse issues, or any impairment that limits a major life activity.
Employers, mass transit systems, and companies who provide products and services must make “reasonable accommodations.”
qualified (ada)
Expanded definitions of eligibility may include people with AIDS, substance abuse issues, or any impairment that limits a major life activity.
reasonable accommodations (ada)
Employers, mass transit systems, and companies who provide products and services must make “reasonable accommodations.”
undue hardship (ada)
an employer does not have to provide accommodations if it causes undue hardship

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