Understanding Special Education Law

Course Summary

This course is designed to help teachers better understand special education law. Engaging lessons provide you with the knowledge and ability to address student needs as they relate to their civil rights, classroom accommodations and learning outcomes.
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6 chapters in Understanding Special Education Law

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Ch 1. Foundations of Special Education Law {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[219417].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16119].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16119].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Americans with Disabilities Act: Provisions & Impact on Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142946].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[142946].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley in 1982 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48591].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48591].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Mills v. Board of Education of District of Columbia: Summary & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Honig v. Doe: Summary & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21285].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21285].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Constitutional Rights of Students & Parents in Educational Settings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - ADA & Private Schools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189017].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[189017].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Understanding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[219423].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - IDEA: Parts A, B, C & D Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69316].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69316].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162015].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162015].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in Special Education: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - IEP Mediation for Resolving Disputes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Qualifying for Special Education {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[219427].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Federal Disability Categories for Special Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48191].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48191].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How Students Qualify for Special Education Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Differences Between IEPs & 504 Plans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[161821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[161821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21186].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21186].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Individualized Education Plans & Special Education {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[219429].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21182].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21182].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Read an IEP Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - What is an IEP Team? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[162011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - IFSP vs. IEP: Similarities & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[161823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[161823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Disciplinary Procedures & Special Education {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[219431].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Disciplinary Problems in the Classroom: Types & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[79825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Disciplinary Cycle for Students with Disabilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Behavior Intervention Plan: Definition & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Functional Behavior Assessment: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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