Millions of people with special needs experience problems like prejudice, limited opportunities, and difficulties accessing the facilities that should be freely available. Luckily, there are laws in place today to protect their rights. Maria, a beautiful young girl with dreams of becoming a model, isnat allowed to participate in a local modeling workshop. Why? Because she uses a wheelchair. Another student with a disability is threatened by the loss of medical funding from the government, just because heas turning twenty-one; if he loses the governmentas help, heall have to stop going to school and start living in a nursing home. What can he do to fight the situation? Meanwhile, nineteen-year-old Manuel is rejected from a job because of his history of seizures, even though he takes medication and hasnat had a seizure in more than five years. Is there something Manuel can do to get the job? As you read these young adultsa stories, youall learn about the laws that protect their rights. Youall discover the history behind these laws, and youall find out exactly which rights are protected.It usually takes several months to review an application, and SSI payments dona#39;t begin until the SSA completes its ... (not all cases) muscular dystrophy (depends on severity and progressionof the disease) Down syndrome intellectual disability anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Laws That Protect Youth with Special Needs|
|Publisher||:||Mason Crest - 2015-02-03|