ERIC Number: ED434450
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Their Future...Our Guidance. Iowa IEP Guidebook.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
This manual is a guide to the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students with disabilities in Iowa. The first section identifies guiding principles behind the IEP as well as indicators that these principles are being followed. The following section is about preparing for the IEP with subsections on the IEP meeting, team, and student/family involvement. Next, special factors that the IEP team needs to consider are identified including: transition, behavioral concerns, discipline procedures, assistive technology, limited English proficiency, special needs of hearing or visually impaired students, and the health plan or emergency health plan. The fourth section is on developing the IEP in terms of requirements concerning: least restrictive environment; student's present level of educational performance; measurable annual goals, benchmarks, and short-term objectives; monitoring strategy; instructional support and related services; and participation in district-wide assessment. The final two sections are on implementing the IEP (including written prior notice) and reviewing the IEP (decision making, IEP review and revision, and extended school year services). Four appendices include a variety of brochures, meeting guides, sample forms, guidelines for specific situations, lists of accommodations, a glossary, and frequently asked questions. (Contains 12 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Individualized Education Programs, Limited English Speaking, Program Development, Program Implementation, State Standards, Student Educational Objectives, Teamwork
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa