IEP Series and Resources

Introducing the CARD/UF Gainesville 5-Part Individualized Education Program Training Series.

The content presented in this training series is intended to benefit parents of students with disabilities who are eligible for special education services under IDEA.  However, all interested parties, including family members, educators, related service professionals, and school administrators are welcome and encouraged to participate in this series.

As an additional resource,  Autism Speaks provides an “Individualized Education Program (IEP) Guide and Other Resources” at https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/iep-guide “to help families understand the IEP process.”

Part 1 – Getting Started – AVAILABLE NOW (Length: 18 minutes)

·         Define IEP

·         Explain Purpose of the IEP

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Part 2 – Being Prepared – AVAILABLE NOW (Length: ~ 20 minutes)

·         Explain the Difference between a Goal and an Objective

·         Define Accommodation and Modification

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Part 3 – Alphabet Soup – AVAILABLE NOW (Length: ~ 15 minutes)

·         Background – IDEA

·         Making Sense of Acronyms

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Part 4 – Components – Available NOW (Length: ~35 minutes)

·         Identify the 4 Parts of an Objective

·         Give an Example of an Accommodation

·         Give an Example of a Modification

·         Explain LRE

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Part 5 – Tips for a Successful Meeting AVAILABLE NOW

·         How to Prepare for the IEP Meeting

·         How to Participate Effectively

·         How to Continue to be Involved

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