Happy birthday to Ed Roberts, who would have turned 80 today. Few have done more to help people with disabilities and special needs than him. He contracted polio at age 14. He barely survived. He attended school by phone for several years. When he returned to school, he was often stared at and mocked. A […]Read More Ed Roberts and His Fight For Civil Rights
Today is National “Special Education Day.” December 2 has been chosen as the date to honor our special education students, teachers, instructional assistants, and programs because it was on December 2, 1975 that President Gerald Ford signed into law what was then called the “Education of Handicapped Children Act”. This was later turned into the […]Read More Happy Birthday to A Great I.D.E.A.