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Legal ramifications of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 and Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1990)

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Read the articles listed that focus on special education laws. One was written in 1987, while the other was written in 1998.

1. Develop a Venn diagram based on the two articles; in particular, examine the similarities and differences in the two laws.

2. Explain the Venn diagram and the legal ramifications of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 and Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1990).

Prepare this according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide

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These notes should really help enable you to easily write this. In addition, shorten my 11 statements about each act to include in your Venn diagram.

The first part has you creating a Venn diagram. Remember that such a diagram contains two circles that overlap. One circle in this diagram needs to be labeled the 1975 All Handicapped Children Act and the other one will be labeled Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - 1990. What you want to do is place simple statements inside each circle that are distinctive to each law. For example, if there was one component to the 1975 law that does not exist in the 1990 law, you will place that statement clearly inside the 1975 circle. Likewise, if there is a part of IDEA that did not exist under the 1975 legislation, place that clearly inside your 1990 circle. There are, of ...

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The legal ramifications of the education for Handicapped Children Act is examined.

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