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ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEDU 635 - Disability Law, Policy and Historical Foundations in Special Education

3.00 credit hours

This course explores legal requirements unique to the role of Director of Special education. The focus concerns legal & regulatory factors. It covers historical context and the framework of special education legislation, policy, case law and ethical issues, including least restrictive environment. Content includes an overview of major special education federal, state and local laws and regulations and relationships existing among them.

Special topics include differentiation between IEP and 504 plans, procedural and substantive legal requirements, disciplinary actions for students with exceptionalities, due process and mediation.

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