Special Eductn Law (LAW-750-001)
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This three credit course will introduce students to the theory and practice of special education law. Students will study the statutory, regulatory and case law materials on special education law with emphasis on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. Students will also have an opportunity to observe special education programs and IEP meetings and discuss with special education experts and advocates the practical application of special education law. The course will also teach mediation and advocacy skills through role plays and presentations.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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REQUIRED MATERIALS: Special Education Law by Weber, ISBN #9781422477748 - Edition: 3rd
First Class Readings
First Class- History of Special Education and Early Cases P.A.R.C. v. Pennsylvania, 343 F. Supp. 279 (E.D. Pa. 1972) Mills v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia, 348 F. Supp. 866 (D.D.C. 1972) Overview of IDEA Core Provisions Text Chapter 1, pages 1--18 (If you have not purchased book by first class, read above cases)
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