Federal Laws And Mental Retardation

Although there are several federal and state laws that directly or indirectly address the rights of persons with mental retardation and other disabilities, three will be highlighted here. Each of these has one main focus: to protect persons with disabilities, including those with mental retardation, from discrimination due to their disability. These laws apply to different institutions that are affected by each statue; however, their overall goal is the same. Landmark legislation to be reviewed include Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, renamed and reauthorized as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Conquering Fear In The 21th Century

Conquering Fear In The 21th Century

The Ultimate Guide To Overcoming Fear And Getting Breakthroughs. Fear is without doubt among the strongest and most influential emotional responses we have, and it may act as both a protective and destructive force depending upon the situation.

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