What School Counselors Need to Know About Special Education
School counselors, along with principals, are throughout the United States the individuals primarily responsible for ensuring that students who require classroom accommodations under a Section 504 Plan are appropriately serviced. Counselors also sit on multidisciplinary team meetings, crisis intervention teams, and IEP teams – and are essential to the development of schoolwide positive behavior support programs. However, many school counselors do not have a background in special education strategies and best practices. This revised edition of What School Counselors Need to Know About Special Education provides counselors (and school administrators) with essential information to make the most of their participation in providing special education services. The spiral binding allows for easy copying and referencing of the many tables, forms, and checklists.