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By Shane Feely
Principal of Washington Early Childhood Center 

Washington school uses special communication system with non-verbal students


December 28, 2018

In 1975 the US Congress passed Public Law 94-142 in which all public schools that received federal funding were required to provide access to a free and appropriate education for all children with mental or physical disabilities.

Over the four plus decades since the passage of Public Law 94-142, schools have continued to grow in their mission to educate ALL children. Special education programs, speech pathology, physical therapy and occupational therapy are all programs that are commonplace in schools today.

While Public Law 94-142 compelled schools to meet these needs, it is also an ethi...

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