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No Two Alike
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Museum
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  • Highlights
    The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (Public Law 94-142), protecting the rights and meeting the individual needs of children with disabilities and their families
    Brian's first day of school
    Michael studies at a public high school
    Public Law 94-142 enables all children with handicaps to a have a free education provided by the Local Education Agency
    The history of formal education for children who are blind
    A young woman studies a map with her fingers
    Residential schools specifically adapted for children with visual impairments may be the best option for some students
    Regular, public schools offer special programs to facilitate the education of students with visual handicaps
    Some public schools include teacher consultants to help regular teachers 
    Terry learns in a regular school with the help of a teacher consultant
    Itinerant teachers in urban locations work with students one-on-one
    A young woman uses a reading machine called an optacon
    A resource room provides visually handicapped students with new reading and writing devices and specialized teachers
    Who is eligible to receive special education services?
    The most common definition of legal blindness
    A child with a visual handicap enters an LEA, a Local Education Agency
    Each child requires an Individualized Education Program, IEP
    Literary resources for blind education