Write an essay of 1,000-1,250 words
in which you address the social
implications of attitude, legislation,
and litigation on the lives of
students with disabilities. Include the
following components in your essay:
1. Explain how thinking has changed
regarding the understanding of students
with disabilities. How has legislation
and litigation influenced the education
of students with disabilities?
2. There are many challenges facing
educators, which include increasingly
higher standards and teacher
accountability for student performance.
What do you predict will happen to
students with disabilities in the
current educational climate and special
education in the future?
3. What was your initial response
during your first personal encounter
with an individual with a disability?
Based on your current knowledge and
experiences, how would your response be
Prepare this assignment according to
the guidelines found in the GCU Style
Guide, located in the Student Success
This assignment uses a grading rubric.
Instructors will be using the rubric
to grade the assignment; therefore,
students should review the rubric prior
to beginning the assignment to become
familiar with the assignment criteria
and expectations for successful
completion of the assignment.
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assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the
directions in the Student Success
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