Attitude, Legislation, and Litigation
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... Attitude, Legislation, and Litigation Attitude, Legislation, and Litigation The historical marginalization of people with disabilities limits their chances to equitably participate in basic activities. In some cases, it has resulted in the victimization of these persons within the institutions of learning as a result of psychosocial factors. Some of these factors include stereotyping, negative attitudes, and stigmas. Prior to the 1970s, public education system within the United States did not cater for students with disabilities. They had separate learning in residential institutions or isolated schools. It was until the mid-1970s that human rights advocacy, litigation, and other forms of...