For courses in Special Education Law.
Long-recognized as one of the top special education law books in the field, The Law and Special Education presents the necessary information for educators to understand the history and development of special education laws and the requirements of these laws in the field of special education.
In the highly litigated area of Special Education, it is imperative that professionals in the field understand the legal requirements of providing a free appropriate public education to students with disabilities. This indispensable textbook prepares the reader with the essential skills to locate pertinent information in law libraries, on the Internet, and other sources to keep abreast of the constant changes and developments in the field. Now in the third edition, the entire textbook has been thoroughly updated and revised with the latest information on the statutes, regulations, policy guidance, and cases on special education law, as well as the most current information on: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to the American Legal System
Chapter 2 Legal Research in the law library and on the internet
Chapter 3 The History of Law and Children with Disabilities
Chapter 4 The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Chapter 5 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Chapter 6 The Americans with Disabilities Act
Chapter 7 The Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Chapter 8 Free Appropriate Public Education
Chapter 9 Related Services
Chapter 10 Identification, Assessment, and Evaluation
Chapter 11 The Individualized Education Program
Chapter 12 Least Restrictive Environment
Chapter 13 Procedural Safeguards
Chapter 14 Disciplining Students with Disabilities
Chapter 15 Additional Issues
Issue 1. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Issue 2. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Issue 3. Juvenile Justice
Issue 4. Liability for Student Injury
Issue 5. Search and Seizure
Appendix Relevant Sections of the U.S. Constitution
Index of Cases
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$50.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-137610-6