IEP
 


Contents of the IEP
This article gives an overview of the parts to an IEP and provides links to pages giving detailed explanations of
each part.
Publication Date: September 2010
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Considering LRE in Placement Decisions
This document explains least restrictive environment (LRE) as a foundational element in building an appropriate Individualized Education Program (IEP) that can improve outcomes for a child in school and in life.
Publication Date: 2010
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

ESSentials LogoESSentials: Measurable IEP Goals Training Module
The purpose of this training module is to increase the knowledge and skills of special education teachers in writing measurable IEP goals.
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services

Examples of IEP Goals and Objectives: Suggestions for Students with Autism
This document contains examples of IEP goals and strategies that can be used for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Publisher: National Association of Special Education Teachers

Guidance for IEP Teams on Participation Decisions for the NCSC Alternate Assessment
This document is intended to help guide Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams to determine whether the National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Alternate Assessment, an alternate assessment based on alternate achievement standards, is the most appropriate assessment for an individual student. 
Publication Date: Revised November 2014
Publisher: National Center and State Collaborative

IEP & Transition Planning
This article provides information on strategies to support student, family, and professional participation in developing a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) and transition plan.
Publisher: National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

IEP/IFSP Facilitation: Practical Insights and Programmatic Considerations
This document summarizes practical insights and promising practices for IEP/IFSP facilitation and includes strategies that can be used prior to and during a meeting. 
Authors: Timothy Hedeen, Marshall Peter, Philip Moses, and Anita Engiles
Publication Date: January 2013
Publisher: Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education

In The Best Interests of the Child: Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meetings When Parents Are In Conflict
This information offers a better understanding of problems and highlights both preventative and responsive strategies for IEP teams when parents or caregivers are having difficulty working together.
Authors: Edward Feinberg, Philip Moses, Anita Engiles, Amy Whitehorne, and Marshall Peter
Publication Date: February 2014
Publisher: Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education

Monitoring Student Progress in Individualized Education Programs
This article discusses how curriculum-based measurement (CBM), a research-validated assessment methodology, is useful for IEP planning, documentation, and evaluation.
Author: Pamela M. Stecker
Publisher: National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

Questions and Answers on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), Evaluations, and Reevaluations
This Q&A document provides information regarding the IDEA requirements relating to individualized education programs (IEPs), evaluations, and reevaluations.
Publication Date: Revised June 2010 
Publisher: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education

The IEP Team
This article contains a list, as specified in IDEA, our nationís special education law, of the members of the IEP team and includes links to read the details of how each of these IEP team members can help in developing a childís IEP.
Publication Date: September 2010
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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