Understanding, Developing, and Writing Effective IEPs: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

Understanding, Developing, and Writing Effective IEPs: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

by Roger Pierangelo, George A. Giuliani
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412954215

ISBN-13: 9781412954211

Pub. Date: 04/03/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Written by legal and education experts and aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, this practical resource provides a step-by-step plan for creating, writing, and evaluating IEPs.

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Written by legal and education experts and aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, this practical resource provides a step-by-step plan for creating, writing, and evaluating IEPs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412954211
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/03/2007
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Foundational Issues in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
Introduction
Purpose of an IEP
13 Principles of IEP Collaboration
2. IEP Preparation
Preparation Before the IEP Meeting
Setting Up the IEP Meeting
Giving Notice of an IEP Meeting
When an IEP Meeting Must Be Convened
Helping Students Prepare
Characteristics of an Effective IEP Team Meeting
3. IEP Participants
IEP Team Members--Roles and Responsibilities
Excusal of Team Members
Questions and Answers About Other IEP Team-Related Topics
4. IEP Team Meetings
The Team Process
During the Meeting--Focused but Flexible
Guidelines for Running the IEP Meeting
5. Step-by-Step Development of the IEP
Step 1: Formulate a Statement of the Student's Present Level of Academic Achievement of Functional Performance
Step 2: Determine the Four Need Areas
Step 3: Consideration of Special Factors
Step 4: Determination of Measurable Annual Goals (Including Academic and Functional Goals)
Step 5: Reporting Progress Toward the Annual Goals to Parents
Step 6: Determine the Extent to Which the Student Will Not Be Able to Participate in General Education Programs (LRE Explanation)
Step 7: Determine Placement Options
Step 8: Determine Related Services
Step 9: Determine Program Modifications, Accommodations, Supplementary Aids, and Services
Step 10: Determine the Need for Assistive Technology Devices and Services
Step 11: Determine the Supports for School Personnel on Behalf of the Student
Step 12: Determine the Ability of a Student to Participate in State and District Assessments
Step 13: Determine Extended School Year (ESY) Services
Step 14: A Statement of Secondary Transition Service Needs and Needed Transition Services for Students
Step 15: Develop a Statement of Transfer of Parental Rights to the Student Upon Reaching the Age of Majority
Annual Review and Revision of the IEP
Recommendations Upon Declassification
Appendix: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004--Section on IEPs (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both House and Senate)
Glossary
References and Suggested Readings
Index

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