[R-0211] S1. Laws, Policies, Procedures, and Ethical Principles

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). Laws that support early childhood education for all. Tipsheet.  Retrieved from https://ccids.umaine.edu/resources/ec-growingideas/program-plan-admin/ [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies: Laws that support early childhood education for all” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Program Planning and Administration].

Abstract: This tipsheet provides a glossary of terms and other information for parents, educators, and administrators that will help them learn the laws related to early childhood education and child care for children with disabilities.

Integration: The content in this tipsheet fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Introduction to Early Childhood Education.

Content Focus: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Disabilities; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Reasonable Modifications; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; State Child Care Licensing Laws and Regulations; State Civil Rights and Human Rights Laws

Notes: Have students use the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF) as they read and use this tipsheet. Additional information may be retrieved from Virtual Tool Kit: Laws that Support Early Childhood Education and Selected Resources: Laws that Support Early Childhood Education.