ERIC Number: ED203622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
The Rights of Parents and the Rights of Children: A Review of the Legislative and Judicial Issues Surrounding Mainstreaming.
Marshall, William J. A.
The paper reviews judicial rulings regarding labeling, due process in placement, and right to education for handicapped students with emphasis on the hearing impaired. Statutes and regulations guaranteeing rights to the handicapped are discussed. The issues surrounding the individualized education program and the least restrictive environment principle are noted. Unanswered questions produced by P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are pointed out, including questions of hearing officers and the concept of reasonable accommodation. (CL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Model Secondary School for the Deaf, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Childrens Rights; Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Note: Paper presented at the Elwyn-Nevil Symposium on Sensory Deficits (Philadelphia, PA, November 13, 1978).