Accommodations in Assessment

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Accommodations in Assessment at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-assessments/_________________________________September 2010This info in Spanish … [Read more...]

Service Delivery

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Service Delivery at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-servicedelivery/_________________________________September 2010This info in Spanish | Esta … [Read more...]

Transition Planning

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Transition Planning at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-transition/_________________________________September 2010This info in Spanish | Esta … [Read more...]

Age of Majority

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Age of Majority at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/age-of-majority/_________________________________September 2010This info in Spanish | Esta información … [Read more...]

When the IEP Team Meets

———————Alert! Alert! NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014. Most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of When the IEP Team Meets, now at the CPIR, is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/meetings/———————September 2010This info in Spanish | Esta información en españolIEP teams … [Read more...]

The Short-and-Sweet IEP Overview

———————Alert! Alert! NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014. Most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of The Short-and-Sweet IEP Overview, now at the CPIR, is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/iep-overview/———————Revised March 2013In Spanish | En español An Individualized … [Read more...]

Module 13: Content of the IEP

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Module 13: Content of the IEP at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module13/_________________________________by Theresa Rebhorn and Lisa … [Read more...]

All About the IEP

by Elaine Mulligan Think you know all you need to know about your child’s IEP – or that her teacher does? Maybe not! Too often we fall into the bad habit of “trusting the process” without making sure that we understand the process. School districts develop forms, checklists, and procedures and we don’t always feel comfortable asking why we’re doing what we’re doing. Why does it matter? The IEP should identify your child’s strengths … [Read more...]

Present levels of functional performance & functional goals in IEPs

A great resource from Wrightslaw, explaining this crucial part of a student's IEP within the context of IDEA 2004. (posted May 3, 2012)http://www.wrightslaw.com/howey/iep.functional.perf.htm  … [Read more...]

Individualized Education Programs: Legal Requirements and Research Findings

September 2013Read the article (PDF)About this ArticleThe individual education program (IEP) is of critical importance to educators, parents, and students. Through the IEP process school-based teams (a) assess the educational needs of a student, (b) develop meaningful and measurable goals that direct the student's program, (c) develop and implement a program of special education and related services, and (d) monitor the student's progress toward his … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.