Public opinion and knowledge about those with disabilities has changed drastically over the years. Many changes have come about from increased awareness from parents and advocacy groups that lead to new laws protecting individuals with disabilities.
Compare and contrast the education of students with special needs in the 1960's versus today. How have peer relations changed over time as more students are included in regular classrooms? How do parents/guardians influence the education of special needs students and changes in public policy and law?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 3:07 am ad1c9bdddf
Significant special education reform came about during the Kennedy administration in the 1960's. At that time recognizing and providing assistance to disabled students, especially those referred to as mentally retarded, was considered a noble cause. Educating those students took place in segregated classrooms. Through the years ...
This article addresses changes in special education from its inception during the Kennedy Administration until the present.
Is medicare and social programs hitting the mark as intended since the 1960s?
Consider that President Johnson signed the Medicare bill thinking that this legislation would provide security for all Americans in their senior years.
Do you think Medicare and other social programs are hitting their mark as was intended in the 1960s?
Referencing search material, discuss how the status of seniors has changed since this bill was enacted.
With the rising costs of health care in the United States, government health care has been a "hot topic" both in the political spectrum as well as in the private spectrum. After doing Internet research on various health care options, please be prepared to discuss the positive and negative aspects of taking health care out of the hands of private industry and into the hands of the government.View Full Posting Details