The Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Educator (CC BY-NC-SA)
The details of this book, are relevant to most education professionals who are working with children with disabilities and their families. The text has been modified to focus on the role of the special educator. As you read through this eBook you will see many references to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). In the U.S., the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a special education law that mandates regulation for students with disabilities in order to protect their rights as students and the rights of their parents.
Understanding and Supporting Learners with Disabilities (CC BY-NC-SA)
This book was developed to support the Granite State College introductory courses EDU 617 and 717, Students with Disabilities. Chapters 1-11 are developed to align with the disability summary assignments. Each of these concise chapters explains the corresponding section of the disability summary template. Chapters 12-23 provide an introduction to each of the 13 IDEA disabilities.