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Ch 22: Historical & Legal Foundations of SPED for Students with ASD in Michigan

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In this chapter, we've outlined the legal and historical foundations of SPED for Michigan students with autism spectrum disorders. The short video and text lessons are designed to assist you as you prepare for an important exam or catch up after you've missed class.

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.

8 Lessons in Chapter 22: Historical & Legal Foundations of SPED for Students with ASD in Michigan
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Rehabilitation Act Section 504: Accommodations & Regulations

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.

Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact

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.

What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines

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.

Assistive Technology Act of 1998

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.

History of Special Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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.

Special Education Parent & Student Rights

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.

Constitutional Rights of Students & Parents in Educational Settings

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.

Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation

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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