Jul 23, 2024  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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This course is an in-depth study of the legislation and litigation involved with individuals with disabilities specifically concentrating on those students between the ages of birth-21 years. A historical as well as current study of legislation used as the basis for providing special education services on the federal and state level will be covered. The legal system on the federal and state level is covered as well as critical litigations that have influenced the field of special education. The student will become knowledgeable about the legal precedence as well as state compliance timelines and requirements for all that they do as a special educator. Students will review and discuss process for ethical decision-making and apply those processes to case studies. Additionally, students will review effective collaboration practices related to inclusive practices and develop a plan for collaboration with other teachers, families, and community agencies.

Prerequisites & Notes: SPE-1001

Credits: 3cr

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