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Professors Colker and Waterstone, and the eight contributors to discrete chapters of Special Education Advocacy, have collaborated to try to provide students and lawyers with the basic tools they need to be effective advocates in educational cases involving children with disabilities.

Special Education Advocacy is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of special education advocates. By using examples and simulations based on real cases, the authors and contributors hope to illuminate the major principles that are important to successful advocacy on behalf of children with disabilities.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1.	A BRIEF OVERVIEW

Chapter 2. INITIATING A SPECIAL EDUCATION CASE
Chapter 3. CHILD FIND
Chapter 4. EDUCATIONAL EVALUATIONS AND ASSESSMENTS
Chapter 5. THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Chapter 6. EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES
Chapter 7. SCHOOL DISCIPLINE AND STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Chapter 8. CHILD WELFARE AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
Chapter 9. THE DUE PROCESS COMPLAINT
Chapter 10. REMEDIES
Chapter 11. SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVOCACY FOR YOUTH IN THE
DELINQUENCY SYSTEM .
APPENDIX A. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT
APPENDIX B. IDEA REGULATIONS
APPENDIX C. APPENDIX OF MAJOR CASES