IDEA 1975 (P.L. 94-142)

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IDEA 1975 (P.L. 94-142)

  1. 1. IDEA 1975 PL 94-142
  2. 2. <ul><li>This Act is also known as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EAHCA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Law (PL) 94-142 </li></ul></ul>Education for All Handicapped Children’s Act – 1975 <ul><li>Signed into law on </li></ul><ul><li>November 29, 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>by Gerald Ford </li></ul>
  3. 3. Education for All Handicapped Children’s Act – 1975 <ul><li>November, 1975 </li></ul><ul><li>Free and Appropriate Education </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized Education Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Least Restrictive Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Protecting Rights </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Mandated Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE) for all children with disabilities between the ages of 6 to 21 years old </li></ul>EAHCA – 1975 Free and Appropriate Education
  5. 5. <ul><li>PL 94-142 required that students with disabilities have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) </li></ul><ul><li>An IEP addresses individual student learning goals and modifications </li></ul>EAHCA – 1975 Individualized Education Plan
  6. 6. <ul><li>PL 94-142 mandated students with disabilities be served in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) </li></ul>EAHCA – 1975 Least Restrictive Environment <ul><li>LRE ensures that students with disabilities will receive the opportunity to be educated along side their non-disabled peers </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Protected the rights of </li></ul><ul><li>both children and parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students rights to FAPE in Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents are involved in educational decision making and the development of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) </li></ul></ul>EAHCA – 1975 Protecting Rights
  8. 8. References <ul><li>Danforth, S. (2001, December). A Pragmatic Evaluation of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three Models of Disability in Special Education.Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities , 13(4),343-359. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Katsiyannis, A., Yell, M. L., & Bradley, R.(2001, November </li></ul><ul><li>/December). Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of the </li></ul><ul><li>Individauls with Disabilities Education Act. Remedial and </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education, 22(6), 324-334. </li></ul><ul><li>Martin, E. W., Martin, R., & Terman, D. L. (1996, Spring). </li></ul><ul><li>The Legislative and Litigation History of Special </li></ul><ul><li>Education. Special Education for Students with </li></ul><ul><li>Disabilities , 6(1), 25-39. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Created by Gretchen Tulloch gdtulloch@gmail.com

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