Secure your child's education with the vital information offered in The Complete IEP Guide.
Get everything you need to:
-- draft goals and objectives
-- understand your child's rights
-- resolve disputes with your school district
Put the law on your child's side
Federal law guarantees every child a free, appropriate education, and the goal of the Individual Education Program (IEP) is to assure that every child with special needs receives what the law promises. But if you have a special ed child, you know that your family must make sure the school follows through.
This powerful book covers:
. eligibility rules and assessments
. working with outside experts
. developing your child's ideal educational program
. preparing for and attending IEP meetings
. develop a blueprint of program and services
. resolving disputes with school districts
Whether you're new to the IEP process or entering it once again, this user-friendly, plain English guide is your outline for an effective educational experience for your child.
The 8th edition of The Complete IEP Guide provides key forms, sample letters and resources you need at every stage of the IEP process. With it, you can make sure your child gets a good education, the education he or she deserves.
"The essential guide for any parent preparing for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)."--Library Journal
. Request for Information on Special Education
. Request to Begin Special Education Process and Evaluation
. Request for Child's School File
. Request to Amend Child's School File
. Special Education Contacts
. IEP Journal
. Monthly IEP Calendar
. IEP Blueprint
. Letter Requesting Evaluation Report
. Request for Joint IEP Eligibility/Program Meeting
. Progress Chart
. Program Visitation Request Letter
. Class Visitation Checklist
. Goals Chart
. IEP Material Organizer Form
. IEP Meeting Participants
. IEP Meeting Attendance Objection Letter
. IEP Preparation Checklist
. Letter Confirming Informal Negotiation Results
. Letter Requesting Due Process
Lawrence Siegel has been a special education attorney and advocate since 1979, and has represented children with disabilities extensively in IEPs, due process, complaints, legal action and before legislative and policy bodies. Mr. Siegel has lectured and consulted with advocacy and parent groups throughout the country and is a member of the California Advisory Commission on Special Education. Mr. Siegel is the founder and Director of the National Deaf Education Project which works to ensure that the fundamental communication needs of deaf and hard of hearing children are part of the educational system. Mr. Siegel is also the author of Nolo's IEP Guide: Learning Disabilities which targets issues about LD.
384 pages. 2014
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