ERIC Number: EJ513600
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Role of Social Policy in Life-Cycle Transitions.
Mallory, Bruce L.
Exceptional Children, v62 n3 p213-23 Dec-Jan 1995-96
This article examines the theory, research, and social policy relating to family and individual life-cycle transitions for people with disabilities in the United States. Examples from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act illustrate both promising and inadequate policy responses to life-cycle transitions. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Basic Education, At Risk Persons, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Environment, Federal Legislation, Preschool Education, Public Policy, Rehabilitation, School Readiness, Social Change, Social Problems, Theory Practice Relationship, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act