IEP Topics

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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 students who are 16 or older, a transition plan is part of the IEP.

Getting ready for an IEP? See our Parent Advocacy resources to prepare for the meeting.  Find More IEP Resources.

Michigan Alliance for Families is available to help. Contact us with questions. Check out our calendar of upcoming events. Recorded videos are available for viewing at any time.

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