IEP Topics

These resources can help you understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and the
importance of parent participation in developing your child’s IEP. This is a limited list of topics related to the IEP process. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Search the bigger A-Z list or  contact us.

Once a child has been determined to be eligible for special education services, the IEP team will work together to write a plan that provides a free and appropriate public education (FAPE).

The IEP will include:

As part of the IEP process,  parents should receive a copy of their procedural safeguards, which includes providing prior written notice and information on resolving disagreements.  For older students, a transition plan is part of the IEP.

Getting ready for an IEP? See our IEP Checklist to prepare for the meeting and More IEP Resources.

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