ERIC Number: ED185735
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Individualized Educational Plan: A Decision-Making Process. A Student-Centered Approach to Training. Participant's Manual. Revised Edition.
Gillespie-Silver, Patricia; And Others
A participant's manual for the training of special education teachers in the development of individualized educational plans (IEPs) for special needs students is presented. The materials are provided in the form of five modules which can be used together or independently. The objectives of each of the modules is that the participant will be able to identify and apply (1) the critical attributes of the Normalization Principle and the implications of that principle on the delivery of educational services to students with special needs, (2) instructional modifications and intervention strategies necessary for appropriate decision making for students during the prereferral phase of the IEP process, (3) procedures and components for the development of the IEP, (4) the components of the team decision making process necessary for developing the IEP, and (5) features required for the quarterly and annual review of an IEP. Each module contains both a pre- and posttest, and introductory section. (PHR)
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Intervention, Needs Assessment, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Special Education Teachers
Connections Publications, 52 Lee St., Cambridge, MA 02139
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Special Education.; Northeast Regional Resource Center, Hightstown, NJ.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the trainer's manual see EC 123 575.