IEP – Individual Educational Plan

If those three little letters cause your heart to race, here are some links to help you prepare for your meeting with the school.

Special Thanks to our friends Kathy Anderson and Emilie Mullins for the resources.

IEP Online Resources

What is an IEP?

http://www.ncld.org/at-school/your-childs-rights/iep-aamp-504-plan/what-is-an-iep

http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com/special-education/what-is-an-iep/

http://www.oafccd.com/factshee/fact20.htm

Top 10 Questions to Ask At an IEP Meeting

 

http://www.specialeducationadvisor.com/top-ten-questions-to-ask-at-an-iep/

 

Key Terms for Special Education

 

http://nichcy.org/schoolage/keyterms

 

A Few Experts

 

http://www.paulakluth.com/

 

Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. International Documents/Resources

 

A Document with Information on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA

 

http://www.nda.ie/cntmgmtnew.nsf/0/393FEBD9B935DE01802570660054EC18/$File/IEP_Summary_PDF.pdf

 

Resources by Country/State

 

Canada

 

British Columbia

 

http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/specialed/ppandg.htm

 

http://www.bcssa.org/PDFs/Resources/IEP.pdf

 

Ontario

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/iep/iep.html

Ireland

http://www.nda.ie/

U.S. Resources

State by State

http://nichcy.org/state-organization-search-by-state

A Look at the IEP Document Itself

http://www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html

Additional Resources: Inclusion and AS http://mcdj.wordpress.com/2007/12/31/choosing-inclusive-education-for-a-child-diagnosed-with-angelman-syndrome/

IEP Goal Bank

http://mcdj.wordpress.com/2010/03/14/iep-goal-bank-again/

BOOKS:

Including Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities in Typical Classrooms (June Downing)