ERIC Number: ED315938
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process: Rights and Responsibilities.
Carlisle, Lynn; Lesniak, Pat
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilities; focus is on rights and responsibilities in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module takes about 2 hours to deliver. The module guide has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) develop an awareness of the federal and state laws and regulations which safeguard the rights of children with disabilities and their parents, (2) develop an awareness of the IEP process, (3) examine the role and responsibilities of parents in the IEP process, (4) discuss techniques for effective parental and student involvement in the IEP process, and (5) practice goal writing for the IEP. A Bibliography identifies five books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Parent Education, Parent Responsibility, Parent Rights, Program Development, Student Participation, Student Rights
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.