Oct 24, 2021  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPEC 602 - Laws and Ethics in Special Education

Credits 3
An in-depth examination of federal and California laws that affect the lives and education of individuals who have disabilities, and with the ethics involved in providing services to this population. Through research reports, case studies, virtual presentations and discussions, candidates demonstrate understanding of students’ and parents’ legal rights and responsibilities in regards to the fields of education and special education. The legal and the ethical ramifications of various aspects of special education service provision and organization in California and the United States is examined. The Council for Exceptional Children’s Code of Ethics is examined and discussed. Students are challenged to develop a personal code of ethics as it relates to their individual credentialing areas.
May not be audited.