CY Plan 120 Lecture 2

CY Plan 120 Lecture 2 - - supports special education and...

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CP 120 Lecture 2 Professor email: sustoddard@gmail.com (put CP 120 in subject) Two common ways of defining a disability: Disease impairment disability handicap Pathology impairment functional limits disability Laws ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) - been around for only 20 yrs - Civil rights law for disabled citizens - involves rights regarding communications, public services, Telecommunications - laws now require telecommunication providers to include for people with disabilities such as voice activated cell phones Fair Housing Act - cannot be denied housing because of disability Air Carrier Access - prohibits discrimination from access to air travel Voting Accessibility - provide accessibility to voting buildings - absentee ballot allows voting from home National Voter Registration Act - similar to above Civil Rights of Institutional Persons - protection from abuse in prison, nursing homes, and other institutions IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
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Unformatted text preview: - supports special education and makes special education plans for students with disabilities up to 22 years of age Rehabilitation Act-vocational rehabilitation-Sec. 504- as long as it is within reason, businesses need to provide access to disabled persons New Paradigm of Disability looking at the environment to reduce things that interfere with disabilities- EX: door handles instead of door knobs, curb cuts, ramps- Trying to make improvements that help everyone instead of making special items for only the disabled ADD TO GLOSSARY FOR CLASS 1. ADL (activities of daily living) used to determine level of functioning in everyday society 2. IADL (instrumental activities of daily living) not survival needs; however, necessary needs to function in civilized society a. Ex: can a person do their own taxes? Make their own appointments?...
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