Changes in Special Education From the 1960's Until NowPublic opinion and knowledge about those with disabilities
has changed drastically over the years. Many changes have come about from
increased awareness from parents and advocacy groups that lead to new laws
protecting individuals with disabilities.
Compare and contrast the education of students with special
needs in the 1960's versus today.
How have peer relations changed over time as more students
are included in regular classrooms?
How do parents/guardians influence the education of special
needs students and changes in public policy and law?