Seminal Legislation
Myths and Realities
This chart represents a complilation of various disabilities related laws. It was designed as a guide for social

Myth: People with disabilities need to beprotected from failing

Reality: People withdisabilities have the same rights as everybody toparticipate in the fullrange of human experiences - includingsuccess and failure.

Administration for
Children and Families

workers, psychologists and other professionals that deal with disabilities related issues. Though its
guidanceis broad the chart can provide direction for research into specific issues. The list is frequently
updated and reviewed to take modifcations and new legislation into account.








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