Legal Issues Influencing Collaboration in Special Education

Legal Issues Influencing Collaboration in Special Education
Laws and issues influencing special education and educator's roles in collaborating with families and professionals.
CPSE
470
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; CPSE 403 or equivalent.
 TaughtSummer
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 470
Course Outcomes

P.L. 94-142/IDEA/IDEA 04

Students will describe, discuss and/or apply:

1. The six principles basic to P.L. 94-142/IDEA/IDEA 04.

Provision of special education services

Rules governing the provision of special education services.

Learning environment

Create a safe, equitable, positive and supportive learning environment in which diversities are valued.

Sensitivity

Demonstrate sensitivity for the culture, language, religion, gender, disability, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation of individuals.

Assessment information

Use assessment information in making ineligibility, program, and placement decisions for individuals with exceptional learning needs, including those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Historical points of view

Historical points of view and contribution of culturally diverse groups.

Ways specific cultures are negatively stereotyped

Ways specific cultures are negatively stereotyped.

Legal provisions

Legal provisions and ethical principles regarding assessment of individuals.

Duties and responsibilities

3. Duties and responsibilities of school personnel in relation to provision of special education services.

Assessment information

Use assessment information in making eligibility, program, and placement decisions for individuals.

Communication with families from diverse backgrounds

Communicate effectively with families of individuals with exceptional learning needs from diverse backgrounds.