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67. REHAB HISTORY

SELECTED AWARENESS EVENTS...

A. 1916-1918

RECOGNITION OF DISABLED VETERANS INCLUDING VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (VOC REHAB) SERVICES

B. 1920

ESTABLISHED VOC REHAB FOR DISABLED CIVILIANS

C. 1935

SOCIAL SECURITY ACT FOR DISABILITY INCOME AND SUPPORT

D. 1936

RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD ACT FOR THE BLIND

E. 1938

FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR SHELTERED WORKSHOPS

F. 1943

ENHANCEMENT OF VOC REHAB INCLUDING FEDERAL-STATE PARTNERSHIPS AND MENTALLY HANDICAPPED SUPPORT

G. 1954

MORE IMPROVEMENTS FOR DISABLED VOC REHAB INCLUDING COLLEGE EDUCATION

H. 1965

VOC REHAB ACT EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY AND ADDED ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS

I. 1970

DISABLED TRANSPORTATION RECOGNIZED

J. 1971

DISABLED CHILDREN EDUCATION ESTABLISHED

K. 1973

NATIONAL REHABILITATION ACT

L. 1977

SECTION 5O4 BECOMES LAW

M. 1978

INDEPENDENT LIVING FOR DISABLED ESTABLISHED

N. 1988

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY BECAME OFFICIAL

O. 1990

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

P. 2009

ADA GREATLY STRENGTHENED

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING MAY BE OF INTEREST...

LINK: AT HISTORY
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