Navigating Special Education Services for Children with Developmental or Intellectual Disabilities

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Copyright © 2020 by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org

Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, using the course’s content, learners will be able to:

  • Select the correct “Individuals with Disabilities Education Act” (IDEA) definition of Intellectual Disability (ID).
  • Recognize all 3 DSM 5 criteria that must be met for a medical diagnosis of Intellectual Disability.
  • List all the steps in the process of Referral to Special Education: How to request an evaluation by the school district.
  • Arrange in the correct order, all 6 steps of the Evaluation Process (Autism Community Toolkit, 2016).
  • Identify the 3 differences between the educational and medical systems.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
07/28/2020
Course expires: 
07/25/2021
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Elyse Schoenwald, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Assistant Clinical Professor

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Pediatric Mental Health Specialist

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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