Ch 25: Historical, Social & Legal Issues in Special Education

About This Chapter

Before taking an important certification exam, be sure you fully understand legal, historical and social issues in special education by reviewing this informative chapter. These topics are fun to explore when you use the short, mobile-friendly video and text lessons provided here.

Historical, Social & Legal Issues in Special Education - Chapter Summary

When you need to review the social, legal and historical issues associated with special education, this chapter makes it convenient. Topics include trends in the industry, as well as the philosophy behind special education. After reviewing this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Outline the history of discrimination in American schools
  • Discuss the history of education with respect to learning disabilities
  • Detail current special education trends
  • Identify the rights of special education students and parents
  • Explain some of the legal implications of educating students with learning disabilities

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