Special Education Process
Complete a literature review on the history of special education and the current unique education process. Include a 2-page critique of the history and current process of special education and inclusion of students with disabilities. Use literature to support your statements (at least 8 citations from academic journals/sources). Your paper should be 6-8 pages without title and reference pages. When citing the literature, please remember to follow the APA style. Be sure to answer the following questions in your paper:
Section 1: Minimum 2 pages and 4 references
-What is the history of special education?
-How have litigation and legislation affected special education?
-What are some of the current and future issues in special education? (Hint: Overrepresentation of students from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds, education, and transition of infants and toddlers, roles of the general education teachers, etc.)
Section 2: Minimum 2 pages and 4 references
-How are students with disabilities identified?
-What is the pre-referral and referral process?
-How do students become eligible for special education services?
-How is an exceptional student education program developed?
– Conclude your paper with a 2-page critique.
Section 3: Minimum 2 pages
-Professional critique of the topics and details discussed in the paper. Pros and cons are both expected to be utilized.
-Critique should reflect that the student has read the course readings and has integrated their thoughts of course readings and research found.
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