Special Education and the Law: A Guide for Practitioners | Fourth Edition

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The essential resource for success in special education Educators face major challenges when addressing the needs of students with disabilities. This includes understanding a complex legal field: special education law. Special Education and the Law, Fourth Edition: A Guide for Practitioners is the ultimate for busy educators. Osborne and Russo, past presidents of the Educational Law Association, are experts in translating legalese into language that educators can understand. They have created a resource that examines legislation and interprets the statutes and their regulations in a reader-friendly format. Major topics include rights of access to public education, procedural due process, placement requirements, delivery of related services, discipline of students with disabilities, and remedies for failure to adhere to the law. With a preventative approach to litigation that separates it from other publications, this book features: • Updates on legal developments from the almost-1000 federal and state cases decided since publication of the third edition in 2014 • Coverage of IDEA, ADA, FAPE, 504, discipline, IEPs, LRE, parental considerations, public vs. private school considerations, and attorney fees • A focus on federal and state interpretations With its user-friendly format, this resource will help educators focus on their core competency: providing exemplary education to students with special needs.  

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