ED 330 : SPED Law and IEP Development
This course will give students the opportunity to review special education law, with an emphasis upon Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 60 and the 2004 Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Heavy emphasis will be on Individualized Education Program (IEP) development through examination of required elements of IEPs and simulated IEP team scenarios. Students will be introduced to state and federal special education rules and regulations, practical application of the law, ethical codes, and related professional standards. Students will review curriculum standards and mock student records, participate in mock IEP/Placement meetings, develop mock IEPs and develop methods for monitoring progress. The course will also discuss Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the impact of key laws upon students with disabilities. (Formerly ED 297D).