Skip to main content

3 Common Legal Mistakes When Teaching Kids with Special Needs



Parent activities & support, Special education, Special health care needs

Resource Types

Blog posts


The Inclusion Lab



Share This Resource

If you want to stay informed and avoid legal pitfalls, we recommend the new book Your Classroom Guide to Special Education Law by Beverley H. Johns, M.S. It’s a plain-English guide to the basics of special education law—no jargon, just reader-friendly explanations and lots of engaging features like quizzes, activities, and case stories.

Excerpted and adapted from the book, today’s post introduces three of the most common legal mistakes educators make when teaching kids with special needs. (At the end of the post, there’s a pinnable infographic that sums up all three points—keep it on hand and share it as a quick reference.)

Read the blog post