Special Education Law (LAW-750-001)
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This two 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 discuss with special education experts 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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Special Education Law: Cases and Materials 4th Ed., Weber, Mawdsley, and Redfield, LexisNexis, ISBN: 978-0-7698-6505-8Materials Book including IDEA Regulations
First Class Readings
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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