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Special Education 101: The Law and Protections for Students with Disabilities

Special Education 101: The Law and Protections for Students with Disabilities

Update: 2020-12-02
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Federal, state, and local education policies establish the rights of students with disabilities. In this episode, The Windward School’s Committee on Special Education liaisons, Peter Beardsley and Lara Damashek, explain the fundamentals and nuances of special education law. They discuss the responsibility of educational teams to ensure that students with disabilities receive equitable, appropriate services. This episode provides READ listeners with a deep dive in the key principles of special education policies and processes and how they impact the rights of students with the most common learning disabilities including dyslexia, speech and language impairment, and ADHD.

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Special Education 101: The Law and Protections for Students with Disabilities

Special Education 101: The Law and Protections for Students with Disabilities

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