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  • I.D.E.A. The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act
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    Mid-Term What is I.D.E.A. & How Does It Affect Students of Color? Written By Sarah PullanoED U 570 Prof. Wolfe February 26, 2004 The United States is home to hundreds of different types of peoples and cultures. We have always prided ourselves on our achievements as a nation, but now there is a problem. In the past century we have discovered that it is inhumane to hide away people that are different from us. It is an atrocity to deny one child an education just because he / she can't see, hear, s...
  • Students Without Learning Disabilities Face Problems
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    "I'm just starting my sophomore year in college... I first knew I had a learning disability when I was in first grade. A learning disability is like any other disability, but in this case it's the learning process that is disturbed. There is something that's stopping me from learning in the average way. I know it's not that I can't learn. I can, but I learn differently and it's often much harder for me... This in turn means that I have difficulty with reading and spelling, and also with remember...
  • Help Students With Disabilities
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    Early Intervention And Detection Of Medical, Emotional, And Physical Disorders And Disabilities In the past children with disabilities were most often neglected, abused, and even killed. Today, however, society has become more understanding and involved in the lives, as well as the education of people with disabilities. In 1975, PL 94-142, otherwise known as The Education for All Handicapped Children Act, was the first step to providing adequate education for disabled students. Since then, many ...
  • Qualified Student With A Disability
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    Campus needs wheelchair access Beth Kelly I did not expect to be writing this article from first-hand experience, let me tell you that right off. I had been planning on writing a well-intentioned and most likely ineffective opinion piece regarding wheelchair access and Earlham's lack thereof, trying to make myself feel like a compassionate and involved person... The article would have started off with something along the lines of, 'Have any of y'all noticed that we have no students in wheelchair...
  • Writing Barriers For Students With Mild Disabilities
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    Computers and Disabled People According to the United Nations more than 500 million people suffer from some type of physical, mental, or sensory impairment. Despite many efforts disabled people continue to be denied equal opportunities and in some societies still remain isolated. The United Nations has prompted cities and towns throughout the world to provide such seemingly simple, basic, and obvious services as access ramps and sidewalk indentations for the convenience of the disabled people. T...
  • Fate Of Many Individuals With Disabilities
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    . "We have seen tremendous progress over the past 25 years - students with disabilities are graduating from high school, completing college, and entering the competitive workforce in record numbers - and we must continue this progress over the next 25 years and beyond". President William Jefferson Clinton November 29, 2000 The above quote was in, in my opinion, the most accurate and profound statement made by our former president in all eight years in office. The credit for the tremendous progre...
  • Special Education Students With Learning Disabilities
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    Abstract A wide range of research has been done on the effects of mainstreaming on learning disabled children. Although many studies have shown improvements and positive effects, none had addressed the best time to implement mainstreaming programs. In this study, students, who had been diagnosed as moderately learning disabled, were selected to represent their respective grade level. Group 1 consisted of 15 students in kindergarten through 2nd grade, and Group 2 consisted of 15 students in grade...
  • Special Educational Students And Regular Students
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    5155 5155 1 Professor Chronister Senior Seminar 11 October 2002 Teaching two types of students Teaching elementary students is an extremely problematical, yet pleasurable occupation. There is a massive amount of dedication that goes into it. The students are mainly divided into two different groups: Special E.D. (children with disabilities), and regular students. Though children with disabilities in elementary schools are considered a minority, they do not appear to let the discrimination get to...

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