10 Basic Steps in Special Education

_________________________________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 10 Basic Steps in Special Education at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/steps/_________________________________ September 2010PDF versionIn … [Read more...]

Five Options, 1-2-3

_________________________________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 Five Options, 1-2-3 at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/disputes-overview/_________________________________ September 2012This information … [Read more...]

Informal Approaches to Resolving Disputes

_________________________________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 Informal Approaches to Resolving Disputes at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/informal/_________________________________ September 2012In … [Read more...]

Module 1: Top 10 Basics of Special Education

_________________________________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 1: Top 10 Basics of Special Education at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module1/_________________________________by Lisa Küpper, … [Read more...]

Module 14: Meetings of the IEP Team

 _________________________________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 will remain available. The new address of Module 14, Meetings of the IEP Team, at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module14/ _________________________________ by Lisa Küpper NICHCY … [Read more...]

Six things you might not know about IEPs

By Elaine Mulligan National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)It’s time to start a new school year, and that means familiarizing yourself with the IEPs of your students with disabilities. For most teachers, that means checking out each student’s learning goals for the year and, if appropriate, the accommodations the student needs in the classroom. But there’s so much more to the IEP! Here are six aspects of the IEP … [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...]

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