Special Education Laws and Policies

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Essay #: 073027
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Special Education Laws and Policies
There was once a time in society when people who were disabled or challenged were relegated to the home environment if they were “manageable” or sent to institutions if the family was unable to care for them. Such fates were the alternatives of these citizens. In recent years, however, attitudes have changed and more and more people are assimilated into mainstream society. Thanks to various laws, disabled or handicapped people now enjoy the same rights as other citizens, thanks in part to public and legislative actions designated to protect these rights. Children who were once condemned to a life bereft of an education are now provided for through various programs and initiatives, though there are still...
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