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Teaching and learning topics pertaining to students with special needs

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Find Briefings and Opinions

  •  "Special Ed Connection" Ask your course instructor from Drexel's School of Education for the current login details for the departmental account they have for this resource. Or request a trial subscription directly from the vendor. Great news portal and timely updates for conducting legal/regulatory research about: Autism, Behavior and Discipline, Early Childhood, IEPs, Inclusion, LRE, Specific Disabilities, Transition.

LIBRARIAN'S TIP:  WestLaw  is a good all-purpose alternative for the legal case literature that the School of Education has in the past accessed through the niche subscribers-only "Special Education Connection" portal.  WestLaw features an excellent 1-800 research support help line for Drexel users in the event you have trouble finding what you need. Or you can also contact a librarian from the Drexel Legal Research Center.