ERIC Number: ED202186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
A Primer on Individualized Education Programs for Exceptional Children: Preferred Strategies and Practices. Second Edition.
Morgan, Daniel P.
The text reviews issues in developing and implementing individualized education programs (IEPs) for exceptional children. The following topics are examined in separate chapters (sample subtopics in parentheses): understanding the IEP (rationale, contents); meeting to develop the IEP (premeeting activities, roles of team members); assessing present levels of educational performance (assessment guidelines); developing annual goals, short term instructional objectives, and procedures for evaluating progress (rationale for goals and objectives); selecting special education and related services (interagency cooperation); implementing the instructional plan (data keeping, classroom mangement and organization); conducting the annual review; the teacher's role in developing and implementing IEPs; the parent's role; IEPs and the school administrator (staff development, monitoring IEP quality); and remaining issues, problems, and prospects. (CL)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Ancillary School Services, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Role, Program Development, Recordkeeping, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teamwork
Foundation for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: William Bingham Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.