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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 544 - Legal Aspects of Special Education

This course focuses on the evolution of Federal and California State Laws relating to students and adults with disabilities. Areas of emphasis will be IDEA, NCLB, ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, California Code of Education, and relevant case law and legal commentary. This course examines the collaboration between family, school, and community partnerships as it pertains to special education services. Candidates will develop skills cross-cultural communication skills to effectively collaborate with families of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Students will also explore the legal mandates of person centered planning and transition planning across the age span. (Offered every year.) 3 credits