Considering Limited English Proficiency

A resource for IEP Teams December 2010 PDF version This checklist is included as a Resource for Trainers in Theme D of NICHCY's Building the Legacy training curriculum on IDEA. It was adapted from the Nebraska Department of Education’s Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide (1998, September). That document is no longer available online, but an updated version is, at: http://www.education.ne.gov/SPED/technicalassist/IEP%20DOCUMENT.pdf Developing … [Read more...]

Considering Blindness and Visual Impairment

A resource for IEP Teams December 2010 PDF version This checklist is originally included as a Resource for Trainers in Theme D of NICHCY’s Building the Legacy training curriculum on IDEA. It was adapted from the Nebraska Department of Education’s Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide (1998, September). That document is no longer available online, but an updated version is. We've provided the updated checklist below. Find the entire … [Read more...]

Considering the Needs of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

A resource for IEP Teams December 2010 PDF version This checklist is included as a Resource for Trainers in Theme D of NICHCY’s Building the Legacy training curriculum on IDEA. It was adapted from the Nebraska Department of Education’s Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide (1998, September). That document is no longer available online, but an updated version is, at: http://www.education.ne.gov/SPED/technicalassist/IEP%20DOCUMENT.pdf ______________________ … [Read more...]

Considering Assistive Technology

A resource for IEP Teams December 2010 PDF version This checklist is included as a Resource for Trainers in Theme D of NICHCY’s Building the Legacy training curriculum on IDEA. It was adapted from the Nebraska Department of Education’s Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide (1998, September). That document is no longer available online, but a 2010 edition is and appears below. Find the entire document online, at: http://www.education.ne.gov/SPED/technicalassist/IEP%20DOCUMENT.pdf _________________________ Assistive … [Read more...]

Independent Living Checklist

While moving out on your own can be exciting, it requires a whole new level of responsibility. Being more independent means taking an active role in your health and wellness, personal care, job training, school work, and other areas of your life.  This checklist presents some questions to ask yourself to see whether you are prepared to live more independently. You may not be able to answer “yes” (or “always”) to every question listed, … [Read more...]

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