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2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog 
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LAW 649 - Selected Topics in Special Ed Law

Summer only 1 Christina Jones

This one week mini-course features national and regional experts teaching the following topics: special education case law, legislation, and regulations; utilizing evaluations, tests and measurements in determining eligibility in special education, and in the preparation of Individualized Education Programs and Section 504 Plans; issues of juvenile justice, behavior and discipline for students with disabilities; strategies for negotiating with schools and working with parents; dispute resolution procedures in special education; preparing legal claims and remedies on behalf of students with disabilities who are denied an appropriate education; and creating systemic change in the system. Students will attend more than 25 hours of instruction with fellow attorneys, law students, and experienced advocates interested in learning how to represent children and families in special education. Preparation for and participation in all sessions is required, as well as a paper of no less than ten double-spaced pages on a mutually agreeable topic, due to Professor Roberts by August 10th. This is a two-credit graded course. Further scheduling details can be found on the PELE Clinic website.