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Special Education Law, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Patricia H Latham, Peter S Latham, Myrna Mandlawitz

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 8, 2007

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Clear, well organized presentation of IDEA and other pertinent federal laws, together with well organized discussion of relevant cases, help educators understand and apply their knowledge in concrete situations.

 

The emphasis of this practical book is on increasing understanding at a conceptual level rather than rote memorization of detailed provisions of the IDEA and other laws. By understanding the law, educators will be better equipped to work with future amendments of IDEA and with new laws that may be enacted by Congress. They will also have an increased ability to apply statutory provisions to specific situations.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Constitutional Framework 

1. The Judicial System

2. The Constitution 

3. Statutory Overview

 

Part II: The IDEA 

4. the IDEA: Coverage                                                                                                                                                

5. IDEA: FAPE

6. Discipline                                                                                                                                                

7. MEDIATION 

8. The Due process Hearing

9. Court proceedings

10. Attorneys’ Fees 

 

Part III: The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and

the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

11. RA/ADA: Individual with a Disability                                                                                                                                  

12. RA/ADA: Coverage

13. RA/ADA Enforcement  

14. Elementary and Secondary Education

15. Postsecondary Education

16. Employment 

 

Part IV: Other Legal Issues

17. Other Legal Issues

  

Tables of Cases

 

Appendices:

IDEA Comparison Chart

Section 504 Fact Sheet

Children with Disabilities and Section 504

                                                              

 

 

 

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$25.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-61501-8