ERIC Number: ED180143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to the Legal Rights of Hearing Impaired Developmentally Disabled Persons for Educators, Habilitation Specialists, Employers.
Ober, Edward M.; Perine, Joseph P.
The illustrated pamphlet briefly reviews the laws relevant to the obligations of those responsible for educating, habilitating, and employing hearing impaired developmentally disabled persons. Aspects discussed include the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (P.L. 94-142), Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal funding, mainstreaming, the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, habilitative versus custodial care, affirmative action, individualized education programs, and case law. (DLS)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Court Litigation, Developmental Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Opportunities, Employment Practices, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Individualized Programs, Mainstreaming, Nondiscriminatory Education, Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Arizona Univ., Tucson. Coll. of Education.
Note: Color of original may cause marginal legibility in paper copy.