People with disabilities
In the last ten years or so, a number of modifications and additional amendments have been added under Presidents Clinton and G.W. Bush, including the expansion of the Act in 2008.
1. How has the recession that began approximately in 2008 affected the lives of people with disabilities, i.e., have there been cuts in programs? Research the issue, and summarize your findings. (This need not be an exhaustive search, but give at least one example.) (50 points)
2. A related employment issue for persons with disabilities is the controversial existence of “sheltered workshops”. Research the issue and outline a) the positive aspects b) the negative position, and c) your own position. Justify your point of view. (50 points)
A. Research the issue of inclusion of children with disabilities in classrooms with children without disabilities. What are the advantages? What are the disadvantages? Also research the issue of inclusion of persons with disabilities in sports and, based on your research, discuss your position. Paraphrase, summarize, and cite your sources.