Special Education Law   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 727 - Special Education Law

Credits: 3

This course will introduce students to federal laws and regulations concerning the provision of educational services to disabled students. We will cover the history and development of special education and civil rights for students with disabilities as well as the fundamental principles of the Individual with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The course will focus on the rights of students and their parents as well as the responsibilities of educators when addressing special education needs.

Basis of Grade: Class participation, small group projects and final exam

Form of Grade: Letter