Proposal for Advocating for Students With Special Needs

Proposal for Advocating for Students With Special Needs or DisabilitiesAssignment DescriptionAfter reviewing the federal laws and relevant legislation pertaining to students with disabilities, write a proposal that you will present to your site administrators defining how you, as a school counselor, will advocate for students with special needs or disabilities. Address the following in your plan: 1. Describe educational reforms designed to help protect special populations, including students with disabilities such as IDEA, ADA, FERPA, and ESSA. How are these applied in the school setting? 2. Detail the role will you play as a school counselor on a collaborative team to ensure that student needs are addressed. Give specific examples. 3.Explain how will you ensure student and parent participation in the decision-making process according to their specific roles in the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support. Examples include but are not limited to student study teams, 504s, and individualized education plans.RequirementsYour assignment should meet the following requirements: Length: 4–6 double-spaced pages of content, excluding the cover page and references list. Include page numbers, headings, and running headers. References: Minimum of 3 current peer-reviewed references. Format: Use current APA style and formatting, paying particular attention to citations and references. Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.

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