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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDS 812 - Special Education History and Law

1 Credit(s) This course examines current state and federal laws pertinent to the delivery of special education services. These include but are not limited to: MA Chapter 766; MA 603 state regulations; IDEA (PL 94-142- 2004); Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Every Student Succeeds Act (2015), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) with its amendments; and, the Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Participants will focus on understanding the historical foundations of special education to provide context for examination of current case law and how this is perceived in today’s classrooms and school environments. Advocacy opportunities will be emphasized. One lecture hour
per week.