Determining a child’s eligibility for special education with a disability of speech-language impairment reflects specific requirements of special education law. This course will review the unique expectations of special education and provide recommendations on effective approaches to eligibility.
Course created on July 22, 2015
- After this course, participants will be able to explain special education eligibility requirements.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the components of an evaluation for special education that are needed to determine eligibility.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the requirements to be eligible for related services under IDEA.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of federal, state, and local authority for special education policies and procedures|
|10-25 Minutes||Review of federal requirements for evaluation for special education|
|25-40 Minutes||Review of federal requirements for eligibility determination for special education and related services|
|40-45 Minutes||Discussion of adverse educational effect|
|45-55 Minutes||Review of evaluation and eligibility best practices|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA-F serves as the communication sciences and disorders graduate program director at Longwood University, where she teaches a course in ethics and professional issues. Lissa received her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in speech-language pathology at the University of Virginia. She currently serves on the ASHA Board of Directors as Vice President of Standards and Ethics in Speech-Language Pathology. Previously, she has served the profession in her state association and on various ASHA boards and committees, including the ASHA Board of Ethics. She has provided a number of professional development programs on ethical decision-making.
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