ERIC Number: ED313885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
Individualized Education Programs.
National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Washington, DC.; Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Rosslyn, VA.
The monograph interprets individualized education program (IEP) requirements of Part B of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. After introductory information outlining the purpose of the IEP and basic IEP requirements, a question and answer format of 60 questions provides specific details. Nine inserts highlight major requirements concerning the following aspects of the program: state educational responsibility; when individualized education programs must be in effect; meetings; participants in meetings; parent participation; content of IEP; private school placements; handicapped children in parochial or other private schools; and IEP accountability. Questions cover such topics as: responsibility for IEP development, out of state placements, permissible time delays before services are provided, eligibility determination, IEP annual reviews, IEP meetings, attendance of the handicapped child at an IEP meeting, use of a case manager, the role of a surrogate parent, obligations to inform parents of the right to appeal, requirement of goals and objectives in the IEP, changing short term instructional objectives, the IEP as a commitment to provide services, provision for vocational education, statement of the amount of services to be provided, possible consolidation of the IEP with an individualized service plan, provisions of confidentiality, the role of the private school representative. (DB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Meetings, Private Schools, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Washington, DC.; Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Rosslyn, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act