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Helping Families Prepare for an IEP Meeting

The IEP document is a legal plan for special education which is created by a team of educators and the child's family. This team meets yearly to create an IEP that provides information about the specifically designed instruction, related services, and other supports for the child. This tip sheet shares some ideas in how families can prepare for the IEP meeting to promote full participation in their child's education program.

Topic(s):

Disability

Family

Published:

December 9, 2021

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Location:

Keywords:

Academics
Behavior
Individual
Special education
Tier 3

Suggested
Citation:

Baton, E., Kern, L., George, H.P., & Minch, D. (2021). Helping Families Prepare for an Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting. Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. www.pbis.org

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