LAW 2950 - Special Education Law
This course examines the historical development of special education through landmark legislation and litigation, parent advocacy, and national economic and social needs. It reviews U.S. public policies pertaining to children and youth with disabilities. Focus on past and current federal and state policies and their impact on educational, social and vocational services for individuals with disabilities will be examined. The role of law in forming and shaping special education practices; the ethical dilemmas and debates that drive much of special education, and the opportunity that exists to develop cooperative, collaborative and effective partnerships between parents, districts and service providers that result in quality education programs for students with disabilities will be analyzed.
Prerequisites & Notes
For Law School Students, no prerequisites or co-requisites are required. For all other students, completion of Mater’s level-courses in special education is required.
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