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A guide to special education advocacy what parents, clinicians, and advocates need to know

Matthew D. Cohen

2009

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  • Title:
    A guide to special education advocacy what parents, clinicians, and advocates need to know
  • Author: Matthew D. Cohen
  • Description: FRONT COVER; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; An Overview of Legal Protections for Childrenwith Disabilities; Eligibility; The Evaluation andReevaluation Process; Free Appropriate Public Educationand the IEP Process; Special Educationand Related Services; Least RestrictiveEnvironment; Private Placement; Behavior Managementand Discipline; Special Issues ConcerningTransition and Graduation; Procedural Safeguards,Mediation, and Due Process; A Comparison of theIDEA and Section 504; The Psychology and Politics ofSpecial Education: A Context; How Laws Work:Who Has Trump?
    ConclusionNotes; Important Web Sites; Acronyms Commonly Usedin Special Education; Sample Letters; Index
    This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers
  • Format: 1 online resource (306 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-29746-5;ISBN 9786612297465;ISBN 1-84642-921-8
  • Subjects: Special education -- Law and legislation -- United States; Children with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States; Special education -- United States; Children with disabilities -- Education -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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