Special Education Introduction: Elementary
Special education requires coordination between administrators, educators, and parents. This course gives you a visual roadmap for elementary education. Beginning with an overview of IDEA, including the key elements of FAPE and LRE, you’ll be given a clear picture of the basics of legal compliance. Next you’ll learn about the various categories of student disabilities identified in IDEA. Eligibility and referral are outlined in 7 simple steps to illustrate the referral and placement process. IEP’s are addressed by looking at the key components and you’ll benefit from seeing sample IEP goals. The course concludes with a sweeping overview of the many ways that collaboration is embedded and essential throughout the special education process.