In the first century AD, Pliny the Elder, a Roman scholar, perceived health risks to those working with zinc and sulfur.
He devised a face mask made from an animal bladder to protect workers from exposure to dust and lead fumes.
These components include: PL 99-457 created the Handicapped Infants and Toddlers Program.
This new provision was aimed at children from birth through age 2 with developmental delays or disabilities.
This legislation is considered the “Bill of Rights” for children with disabilities and their families.
Supreme Court determined that it was unlawful to discriminate against a group of individuals for arbitrary reasons. Supreme Court set a precedent that was used by parents and advocates to secure equal educational opportunities for children with disabilities.
In the second century AD, the Greek physician, Galen, accurately described the pathology of lead poisoning and also recognized the hazardous exposures of copper miners to acid mists.
In the Middle Ages, guilds worked at assisting sick workers and their families.
How the mother is questioned and the specificity of the questions are the most important factors.
Maternal interviews have been reported to be the least sensitive method of identifying drug use in pregnancy when compared with maternal hair and meconium drug testing.