AED 222 Week #1 Checkpoint (IDEA 2004) Week 1 CheckPoint: IDEA 2004 Resource Ms. Green Elementary: Professionalism – IDEA video and Ch. 2 (pp. 34-42 and 45-46) in Special Education for Today’s Teachers: An Introduction. Assignment: • Watch the Ms. Green Elementary: Professionalism-IDEA video at http://www.pearsoncustom.com/az/axia_sped/ Please note: The video may take a few moments to download. * Refer to pp. 34-42 and 45-46 in Special Education for Today’s Teachers: An Introduction. * Think about what IDEA 2004 has accomplished since it was enacted in 1975. * Determine the following, explaining your answer in 200 to 300 words and citing any additional resources used in APA format. * Has the law satisfied its purpose? * In what ways does it affect diverse learners? * How does Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act contrast with IDEA 2004? * Is there room for improvement? Answer The goal of IDEA 2004 is to ensure that all children who are disabled or handicapped receive the same opportunities to attend school and get educated as other children who
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