This US Supreme Court decision mandated extended school year education for those individuals with disabilities determined as likely to regress in learning during the summer months.The pivotal amicus curiae brief supporting this concept was written by Connie and Dan Torisky of the Autism Society of Pittsburgh; it became law in 1984

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