Special Education Law with Cases / Edition 1

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Overview

This book closes a gap in the study of special education law - it affords readers valuable practice applying legal principles using real-life case studies. In the study of educational law, graduate students often study the details of the law within the confines of the classroom and are left to apply the principles on their own as situations arise in their professional lives. This much-needed book allows readers the luxury of reading about authentic issues. Users will be better prepared to deal with legal issues in their professional lives because of this approach. For anyone interested in legal aspects of special education

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205274680
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/24/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,342,788
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

I.GENERAL OVERVIEW OF LAW IN SPECIAL EDUCATION.

1.Overview of Statutory Law.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Americans with Disabilities Act.

2.Overview of Case Law.

Zero Reject.

Nondiscriminatory Evaluation.

IEP and Appropriate Education.

Least Restrictive Environment.

Procedural Due Process.

Student Misconduct and Compensatory Education

II.CASE STUDIES.

3.Zero Reject and Child Find.

Case 3.1 Jodi/Special Education Services.

Case 3.2 Linda/ Homeschool.

Case 3.3 Danny/Expulsion.

Case 3.4 Peter/Health Impaired Students.

Case 3.5 Kate/ Physical Disabilities.

Case 3.6 Andre/Age Special Education Services.

4.Evaluation and Classification.

Case 4.1 Carlos/Discriminatory Evaluations.

Case 4.2 Tony/Inadequate Evaluations.

Case 4.3 Scott/Procedural Errors.

Case 4.4 Tina/Classification Issues.

Case 4.5 Joan/Refusal to Evaluate.

Case 4.6 Latifa/Biased Testing Procedures.

5.Individual Education Plan and Appropriate Education.

Case 5.1 Walter/Transition Services.

Case 5.2 Vernon/Improper Placement.

Case 5.3 Yancy/General Education Participation.

Case 5.4 Nicholas/Parent Participation.

Case 5.5 Kelly/Related Services.

Case 5.6 Harold/Adequate Services.

6.Least Restrictive Environment.

Case 6.1 John/Disruptive Behavior.

Case 6.2 Ben/Inclusion.

Case 6.3 James/Teacher Bias.

Case 6.4 David/Threatening Behavior.

Case 6.5 Jane/Refusal to Consider.

Case 6.6 Jared/Legal Rights.

7.Parent Participation.

Case 7.1 Amy/Parents in Class.

Case 7.2 Lansky/Parental Consent.

Case 7.3 Tunita/Setting Goals.

Case 7.4 Kami-Improper Evaluation.

Case 7.5 Washington/Divorced Parents.

Case 7.6 Armstrong/Denial of Behavior.

8.Due Process.

Case 8.1. James/Expulsion.

Case 8.2 Bobby/Discipline.

Case 8.3 Ann/Tuition Reimbursement.

Case 8.4 Luke/Stay Put.

Case 8.5 Susan/Parent Input.

Case 8.6 Lori/Individualized IEP.

9.Confidentiality and Privacy.

Case 9.1 Darrell/Personal Notes.

Case 9.2 Jeff/Improper Disclosure.

Case 9.3 Kevin/Delayed Records.

Case 9.4 John/Withholding Information.

Case 9.5 Dean/Invasion of Privacy.

Case 9.6 Carlos/Falsifying Documents.

10.Student Misconduct.

Case 10.1 Donnie/Bringing a Gun.

Case 10.2 Andy/Impulsive Behavior.

Case 10.3 Katie/Marijuana Cigarette.

Case 10.4 Mike/Violent Threats.

Case 10.5 Tim/Teacher and Parent Rebellion.

Case 10.6 Mario/Expulsion Proceeding.

11.Compliance Techniques.

Case 11.1 Janis/Inadequate Building.

Case 11.2 Lisa/Graduation Fears.

Case 11.3 Michael/Sexual Misconduct.

Case 11.4 Kristen/Essential Therapy.

Case 11.5 Janet/Identification of Problems.

Case 11.6 Gabriel/Vocational Training.

Appendix A: Issues to Consider.

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