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Historical & Legal Foundations of SPED for Students with ASD in Michigan - Chapter Summary
Our chapter thoroughly discusses the historical and legal foundations of special education for ASD students in Michigan. The accommodations associated with the Rehabilitation Act Section 504 and the Education for All Handicapped Children Act are just a few of the topics presented here. After you finish these lessons, you should be able to:
- Detail the accessibility guidelines laid out in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
- Outline the Assistive Technology Act of 1998
- Discuss special education history for students with autism spectrum disorder
- Identify the rights of parents and students in special education
- Explain what constitutional rights students and parents have in educational settings
- Describe the procedural safeguards that apply to special education
- Explore the Michigan guidelines for educating students with autism spectrum disorder
Before, during or after reviewing our interesting lessons, take the multiple-choice quiz included with each one to help identify any topics that need more work. We've made our video lessons short, and they are easy to navigate using the video tabs feature found in the Timeline. The Dashboard provides a way to monitor your progress and submit any questions you have to an instructor.
1. Rehabilitation Act Section 504: Accommodations & Regulations
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Read on to learn how Section 504 affects employers, students and teachers in companies and schools.
2. Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact
With all the different types of people out there, how do we make sure that every child gets a good education? In this lesson, we'll examine one of the laws that tries to answer that question: the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975.
3. What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines
What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? Learn about the ADA's history, the individuals it protects, the accessibility guidelines, as well as how the disability movement ensured the passing of this important legislation.
4. Assistive Technology Act of 1998
The Assistive Technology Act of 1998 forever changed assistive technology for individuals with disabilities, especially for our exceptional students. Discover in this lesson why the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 was so groundbreaking, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.
5. History of Special Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
What is the history of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and how does it affect schools? This lesson provides an overview of the historical and philosophical milestones of special education for students with autism.
6. Special Education Parent & Student Rights
Special education students and their parents have unique needs. This lesson will explore the rights of special needs students and their parents and will end with a short quiz to see what you have learned.
7. Constitutional Rights of Students & Parents in Educational Settings
As Americans, our government guarantees us certain rights regardless of age, religion, gender, race, and disabilities. In this lesson, we'll discuss some of the rights held by students and parents within a school setting.
8. Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation
IDEA regulations include a set of procedural safeguards designed to protect the rights of children with disabilities, their parents, and the involved agencies. This lesson explores the most important safeguards afforded to families under IDEA.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder (064): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Effects of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Development
- External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism
- Forms of Assessment in Special Education
- Educational Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Transition Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Ongoing Assessment for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Creating Positive Learning Environments for Students with ASD
- Curriculum Planning & Adaptation for Special Education
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Individualized Instruction in the Classroom
- Utilizing Technology for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Communication Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Social Competencies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Teaching Life Skills to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Communicating & Collaborating with Families of Students with Autism
- School & Community Partnerships in Special Education
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD
- MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder Flashcards