Bill Status of SB1522 95th General Assembly
Short Description: DEAF CHILDREN'S BILL OF RIGHTS
Sen. M. Maggie Crotty and Vince Demuzio
| 1/11/2005||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Bill of Rights for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children Act. Provides that the General Assembly recognizes that it is essential for the educational and emotional growth of children who are deaf and hard of hearing to have early identification services, early intervention services, certain educational opportunities, full and equal access to all programs within the children's educational setting, deaf and hard of hearing role models, and external support and related services. Requires the local school to provide and make available unbiased information and resources concerning available programs, options, and services to parents and legal guardians. Requires the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission to carry out the intent of the Act and develop and disseminate information and resources to ensure implementation of the Act.