|Allan G. Osborne, Jr.||I S E I C Institute of Education University of London|
|Charles J. Russo||University of Dayton|
|© 2007||304 pages||Corwin|
Do you find Section 504 confusing and complicated? Do you realize the importance of special education laws but find it difficult to interlink them all? Are you at a loss when questioned about how the law interprets a specific area of special education? Special education teachers and administrators are expected to be experts in both education and law. This book provides information on every facet of special education law, from the new IDEA regulations to the implications of Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).
Special Education and the Law explains the intricacies of laws, regulations and statutes relating to special education in a comprehensive format. Osborne and Russo assist educators in managing the legal system in their states with:
In-depth explanations of the 2004 IDEA re-authorization
Coverage and interpretation of IDEA regulations
Detailed advice for student discipline
Thorough review of FAPE and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and how they are interrelated
Use special education laws to both protect and further the education of special needs students!