A Brief History of Special Education - Students with disabilities have only had a legally protected right to attend public school since the passing of The Education for All Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142) in 1975. Here is a look at some of the key legislation that set the stage for the special education system as we know it today.
Power Cuts - The early was a time of economic crises and industrial action. I remember the power cuts well. It's hard to imagine now: siting in candlelight, with paraffin heaters, peering out the window into utter darkness.