ERIC Number: ED085930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Nov-30
Reference Count: 0
A Continuing Summary of Pending and Completed Litigation Regarding the Education of Handicapped Children. Number 7.
Abeson, Alan, Ed.
Summarized are 43 completed or pending court cases dealing with the educational rights of handicapped children and adults. The 12 decisions are reported to have substantiated the right of handicapped children to equal protection under the law including being provided with an education and full rights of notice and due process in relation to their selection, placement, and retention in educational programs. Sources of information are said to have included attorneys, organizations, and plaintiffs. Thirty-one cases deal with the right to an education, six cases with the right to treatment, and six cases with aspects of placement. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: State-Federal Information Clearinghouse for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.