Publication Date

1-1-1985

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

Degree Name

B.S. (Bachelor of Science)

Department

School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders

Abstract

Before the early 1970's, special education did not recognize the importance of parents in the education of handicapped children. In fact, they were seen more of a hindrance to the educational process rather than of a help. However, since then, this attitude among educators and professionals dealing with handicapped children has changed. with the incentives of a feared shortage of teachers and professionals such as speech pathologists during the 1970's, and the passage of The Education for all Handicapped Children Act, Public Law 94-142 (1975), guaranteeing parents the right to be involved in the education of their handicapped children, programs involving parents have been developed.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

17 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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