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Special education legal issues can be confusing for school personnel and attorneys alike. This hands-on legal guide will walk you through legal best practices concerning IEPs, 504 plans, manifest determination reviews and more. It will provide you with the information you need to provide maximum legal protections to special needs students and minimize school exposure to lawsuits. Handle special education issue with confidence - order today!
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PROFESSOR TIFFANY L. HUNT is a faculty member in the Special Education Program at the University of Wyoming. Professor Hunt's research interests include bullying and students with disabilities, school violence, social and emotional disabilities, special education leadership, micro-credentialing, and professional preparation and development. Her areas of expertise also include affective needs, learning disabilities, inclusion services, special education law, and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) compliance. Professor Hunt has a wide range of experience both in the classroom as well as at the administrative level. She has taught both general education and special education. Professor Hunt has worked with a variety of students with special education needs ranging from preschool to 8th grade. She was a member of the education faculty at Clarke University in Iowa, where she taught in a professional development school and most recently worked at the Wyoming Department of Education, as the Special Programs Division Director. This range of experiences has helped Professor Hunt grow and advance her knowledge and skill in the field of special education. She has her undergraduate degree in elementary education from the University of Wyoming. She earned her master's and doctoral degree from the University of Northern Colorado.
DR. JACQUE PHILLIPS is an attorney with The Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips, Esq. Parents, educators, administrators and attorneys come to Dr. Phillips for accurate and reliable information about special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. She has a unique understanding of special education law due to her background as a special education teacher and professor. Dr. Phillips is trained and experienced in mediation and has done extensive presentations and training locally, nationally and internationally. She is formerly a professor at the University of Hawaii and Adams State College, and an adjunct professor at the University of Northern Colorado and the University of Colorado at Denver. Dr. Phillips is the co-author with Randy Chapman of the Litigation Prevention in Special Education Workbook. She earned her B.A. degree in education; her M.A. degree in special education; and her Doctorate degree in special education (emotional/behavioral disorders) from the University of Northern Colorado. She earned her Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Dr. Phillips is admitted to the Colorado Bar and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Comparative International Education Society, and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.