Deaf Education & Deaf Culture (Education Laws and Acts (Education…
Deaf Education & Deaf Culture
Education Laws and Acts
Education Handicapped Children Act.
Special Education Law that was
applied to children with disabilities
Individuals with Disabilities Act
1997, 2002, 2004
No Child Left behind Act
Every Student Succeeds Act
Free and Appropriate Public Education
Provide programing, sports, after school activities, also provide living programs for deaf youth 18-22
State school is typically free of charge
Teach deaf students from ages 3 to 22!
These schools employe deaf teachers
29.6% of deaf and hard of hearing student attend a state school.
Center Schools (Day School)
Separate classrooms for deaf students in larger cities
Students don't live at these schools
fewer opportunities to socialize with deaf peers
fewer deaf children attend these kinds of school
less one on one teaching and communication
operated by members of the charter school community and the local board of education
These charter schools also except CODAS (children of deaf adults)
They also except SODAS (siblings of deaf children)
can be a religious school
focuses mainly on listening, and speaking
Home schooling is also another option in this catiegory.
3.7% of deaf children are homeschooled
parents home school for many reasons
not happy with the academic support provided
lack of support