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    is PL 94-142. It is because of this laws effect on the school system and the impact that it left in the history of special education that I chose to write about it. Implemented in the 1970’s PL 94-142 is responsible for a change in which all handicapped children are entitled to a free appropriate public education (FAPE), a change that gave the disabled a fighting chance towards education in a world that was very discriminating. This law was amended in 1983, 1986 and reauthorized in 1990 ensuring that

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    teachers, and support staff. The educational practice known as, full inclusion may have negative effects on the self-esteem of a special needs child. In 1975, Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, also known as Public Law94-142. Before this law came into effect many children with disabilities were routinely excluded from public schools. Their options were to remain at home or be institutionalized. This law was an important landmark in education and because of this law

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    The field of work for the handicapped child is one of exceptional, perhaps even unique, rapidity of change and development. Widening of outlook and better understanding are leading to new tactics and new techniques in approach to identifying the handicapped, in defining their disabilities and in providing better treatment, education, and general care. In this paper I will demonstrate how the handicapped child becomes socialized, has social control and how family, education and

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    Human Genetic Screening

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    began in 1934, in Norway, when a mother of two mentally handicapped children told a relative, a chemist, that her children's diapers had an odd smell. The chemist did some testing on the children's urine and found a biochemical abnormality, the children's urine contained too much of one chemical and not enough of another. They had inherited PKU, phenylketonuria, a disorder that causes the lack of ability to metabolize phnylalaine. Children suffering from this disorder are put on very strict diets

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    The Euthanasia Debate

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    slowly reduced the criteria until the mental hospitals were almost empty. They were joined by some pediatricians, who began by emptying the institutions for handicapped children in 1939. By 1945, almost 300,000 "pure blood Aryan" Germans had been killed. By then these doctors had so lowered the criteria that they were killing bed-wetters, children with misshapen ears, and those with learning disabilities. (Wertham) Hitler, taking his cue from the physicians, after this eugenic killing of "defective"

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    Learning Disabilities

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    org/aboutld/teachers/social_emotional/socialacceptance.asp Addresses the fact that health professionals, special educators, and parents must make real efforts to promote the social acceptance of children suffering with learning disabilities. Crossen, C. (1997). Studies suggest phonics help children learning to read. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved April 16, 2005 from http://barrier-free.arch.gatech.edu/Articles/wsj_learning.html Talks about how the earlier reading disabilities are detected

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    The author, Torey F Haydan was a specialist of a childhood special education and wrote about her experiences. She had a class for handicapped children and devoted her life to them. She always took care of her students. I was so impressed by her dedication that I realized that I want to be a special education teacher. Not only did her book influence me, but children make me happy. Spending time with them, I feel happy even if I may be having a bad day. Through my elementary field experience, I

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    In this paper, we will discuss The Education for All Handicapped Children Act also known as Public Law (PL) 94-142 of 1975. This piece of legislation encompasses many aspects of equal opportunity in education for handicapped children, ranging from individualized education programs, assessments, available technology, resources, placement, curriculum, evaluations, and learning environment. We will also evaluate the history of this law, providing insight about how it became what it is today. In addition

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    Everyday there are pregnant mothers who abuse drugs and alcohol totally ignoring the living, growing person inside them.  Then, when these children are born, they are usually born with a drug addiction or birth defects which sometimes leads to death.  One thing's for sure, these children's lives are greatly complexed before they even reach the light of day.  Which leads to my position that the rights of the child should be extended to the unborn.  A mother should not have the

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    pregnant women, elderly couples, and even handicapped people as if they weren't even there. When my boyfriend was on crutches and we went shopping, people would run into him with their carts. He had to stop and get out of their way and they would act as if it was an inconvenience to them that he was on crutches. I look out for pregnant women, the elderly, people on crutches or in wheelchairs, someone with his or her arms full, and people with children. I move out of their way. Am I just more

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