Date of Award
Education Specialist (EdS)
Dr. Darrell Kellams
Following the implementation of Public Law 94-142, "The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975," categorizing special needs children was a useful way of grouping students who needed similar treatment. Categories for each disability were viewed as performing an important function.
Huether, Lana, "A Comparison of Learning Outcomes of Mentally Disabled Children Educated in Self-Contained Classrooms and Multicategorical Settings" (1986). Student Work. 2782.