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Special Education Introduction (Essentials)


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by Gary Greene, Ph.D.

19 min


Special Education Introduction (Essentials)

U.S. National

19 min


In this abbreviated excerpt from the Special Education Introduction: Elementary and Secondary (Full Courses), school staff receive a concise overview of elementary and secondary special education.

Beginning with IDEA, including the key elements of FAPE, LRE, and transition services, we’ll cover the basics of legal compliance. Categories of disabilities are also introduced along with the seven step referral and placement process. Lastly, IEPs are addressed by looking at key components.





Course Author


Gary Greene, Ph.D.

Professor, California State University, Long Beach

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