2x’s more males receive special education services than females EVERY year more identified (since 19’76- yr 1st records kept) early intervention is now a requirement 12% of the school population receive special education servicesMOST students (3 out of 4) identified with learning disability or for speech = ld or speech autism? Rate of identification is 6x’s more than 10 yrs ago
special education historyindividual & group effortsbrown v. board of education Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
special education history “In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right that must be available to all on equal terms.” - Chief Justice Earl Warren-
special education history right to education cases education for all handicapped children act of 1975 free appropriate public education individuals with disabilities education act of 1997 no child left behind of 2001 individuals with disabilities improvement education act of 2004Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
6 principles of IDEIAPresented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
educational settings regular classroom resource classroom separate classroom separate school residential facility homebound / hospital Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.