ERIC Number: EJ1118429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Avoiding Substantive Errors in Individualized Education Program Development
Yell, Mitchell L.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Ennis, Robin Parks; Losinski, Mickey; Christle, Christine A.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v49 n1 p31-40 Sep-Oct 2016
The purpose of this article is to discuss major substantive errors that school personnel may make when developing students' Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). School IEP team members need to understand the importance of the procedural and substantive requirements of the IEP, have an awareness of the five serious substantive errors that IEP teams make, and know how to avoid errors. An assessment checklist, individualized education program goal development worksheet, and progress monitoring checklist are provided.
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Program Development, Teamwork, Participative Decision Making, Error Patterns, Check Lists, Goal Orientation, Progress Monitoring, Evaluation Methods, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Compliance (Legal)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
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