First school in America for students with a disability
NEA recognizes the need for teachers of children with disabilities
Starts training program for teachers of students who are gifted
United Cerebral Palsy Foundation
UCP is founded. I worked with children last year with CP. Special children who loved to learn. I miss all of them.
President's Panel on Mental Retardation
Made recommendations for funding for special education
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Signed by Lyndon B Johnson and seen as a step toward expanding education for children with disabilities
Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Replaced the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This legislation extended and overhauled the system to allow grants to states. These grants were used for vocational rehab, and for more access and oversight of these programs.
Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Established the right for all children to have access to an education
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Required schools to provide access and individualized education to students with disabilities