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This self-directed, 3 hour online course helps parents of children with developmental disabilities understand and maximize the special education system. The course focuses on a child's right to a free appropriate public education, the laws that protect those rights and offers practical ways that parents can ensure that their children benefit from an inclusive education.

The objectives for the course include the following:

- Understand the history of education of children with developmental disabilities;

- Know and understand the key laws governing special education and how they protect your child’s rights;

- Understand your role in your child’s educational experience;

- Recognize the elements of an individualized education program and the role that parents play in its creation and implementation;

- Know how to advocate for your child to ensure a positive, quality educational experience that prepares him or her for an independent future and employment that reflects your child’s special talents and interests;

- Understand your rights to due process if you feel your child’s educational rights have been violated.

Bullets copied on 8/19/2016 from partnersonlinecourses.com/partners-in-education/
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This web site is maintained by the Research and Training Center on Community Living with support from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services, the Human Services Research Institute and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. E-mail weste050@umn.edu.
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