CY Plan 120 Lecture 2

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

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CP 120 Lecture 2 Professor email: [email protected] (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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  • Fall '10
  • Stoddard
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, National Voter Registration, civil rights law, functional limits disability

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