How has IDEA increased inclusion in our schools? References are noted.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 7:10 pm ad1c9bdddf
Prior to the passing of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) thousands of students with disabilities did not attend school. Those students with disabilities who did attend school received their academic learning in an isolated classroom or attended schools specifically for students with disabilities. As amended in 1997 IDEA does not require students to be in an inclusion setting however IDEA does require that all students ages 3 through 21 receive a free and appropriate education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (Wisconsin ...
This job correlates IDEA with increased inclusion.