Dec 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ED 588 - Disability Law and Policy

Federal and state laws and policies are examined for their purpose and effect in the evolution, change, and improvement of access, services, and programs for persons with developmental disabilities. The influence of state and federal laws on local school districts, the management of schools, and the improvement of education on behalf of students and parents are analyzed for their effect on teaching and learning. The influence of federal and state interventions and programs for improvement in terms of institutional, community, and family systems are analyzed. Key elements of disability law, including due process, annual assessment, and parental and student involvement in the determination of the least restrictive environment is studied.

Prerequisites & Notes
Offered fall and/or summer

Credits: 3

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