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Introduction to History of Special Education Law (SPED 6005)

Program: Long Island - Nassau

Location: Remote (n/a, n/)

Audience: Teachers

Dates: 11/11/2022 to 11/20/2022

SPED 6005 SUNY Empire State College
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the history of education law and the history of education of students with disabilities, advocacy, and disability laws from the mid-20th century. Students will be introduced to the role and responsibilities of the special education teacher in their legal obligation to the exceptional student, parents, and school. Particular emphasis will be placed on federal and New York State Education Department Law- Part 200 mandates and current special education laws and core issues that developed from the disability movement: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA (PL 94-142), No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), Individualized Education Programs (IEP), Parental Rights and Procedural Safeguards, Due Process, introduction to initiatives such as PBIS, FBA and RTI, and future litigation as it comes into effect.

Required Text: Special Education Law. 6th ed., ISBN#: 978-15443-8822-9 - and Case Studies in Special Education Law: No Child Left Behind Act and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, ISBN #978-013-2186-285.

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Be mindful that New York State requires ALL students enrolled in a SUNY school to show proof of their MMR Immunization and Meningitis Vaccination when they have enrolled in a total of six or more credits that involve face-to-face instruction with an individual institution. (Online course work does not apply)

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