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Special Education - Attitude, Legislation, and Litigation

I need help with an essay that I have to write. Thanks in advance for your help.

1. Explain how thinking has changed regarding the understanding of students with disabilities. How has legislation and litigation influenced the education of students with disabilities?
2. What was your initial response during your first personal encounter with an individual with a disability? Based on your current knowledge and experiences, how would your response be different now?
3. Must contain at least 3 academic resources.

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http://nichcy.org/laws/idea

IDEA 2004: another round in the reauthorization process... Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (includes abstract); Smith TEC; Remedial & Special Education, 2005 Nov-Dec; 26 (6): 314-9

IDEA 2004: the IEP... Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (includes abstract); Gartin BC; Murdick NL; Remedial & Special Education, 2005 Nov-Dec; 26 (6): 327-31

1. Explain how thinking has changed regarding the understanding of students with disabilities. How has legislation and litigation influenced the education of students with disabilities?

Students with disabilities have been immensely assisted with legislation that has been passed in the past two decades to ...

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The attitudes, legislation and litigation are examined.

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