ERIC Number: EJ866324
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Publication Date: 2009-Sep
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Your Kids Have Grown This Summer? Has Their IEP Grown with Them? Steps for Updating Your Child's Individualized Education Plan
Binswanger, Carla K.
Exceptional Parent, v39 n9 p18-20 Sep 2009
While the rest of the (neurotypical) parenting world breathlessly awaits the first day of school, some parents are hauling out 62 lbs. of Individualized Education Plan (IEP) paperwork--and wondering what to do with it this year. The progress reports. The evaluations. The standardized tests. The work samples. And finally, the 18-page, single-spaced, tiny-pica tome that is the IEP. One of the biggest mistakes parents make is thinking of the IEP as a static document. This article presents the steps for updating a child's IEP.
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Standardized Tests, Special Education, Evaluation, Special Programs, Special Needs Students, Federal Legislation, Disabilities
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act