ERIC Number: ED434476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Avoiding an IEP Disaster: Parts 1-6. [Videotapes].
This set of six videotapes provides a comprehensive guide to meetings to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students who are blind. The tapes include reenactments of IEP meetings, conferences with experts, and the views of a variety of participants. Emphasis is on requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and practical ways to develop a useful IEP document. Individual tapes focus on the following aspects of IEP development: (1) "Tips for Parents, Teachers, and Advocates"; (2) "Administrative and Legal Perspectives"; (3) "Perspectives from Parents and a Blind Student"; (4) "Perspectives from Advocates"; (5) "The Paraprofessional and Teacher Perspective"; and (6) "Perspectives from a Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired and an Orientation and Mobility Specialist." (DB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Blindness, Child Advocacy, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Role, Student Attitudes, Student Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Videotape Recordings, Visually Impaired Mobility
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children, 1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, MD 21230 (set, $30; each tape, $7; $5 shipping and handling). Tel: 410-659-9314.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act