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IEP

Abbreviation for isoelectric point.

IEP

Immunoelectrophoresis, see there.

IEP

Abbreviation for Individualized Education Program.

Individualized Education Program

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IEP

A documented program of intervention mandated for each child provided with education-related rehabilitation services under federal legislation. The program guarantees a free and appropriate public education for children with disabilities. Decisions relating to IEPs must be approved in Admission, Review and Discharge conferences mandated by federal legislation. Participants in these conferences should include parents or guardians, special educators, rehabilitation providers, and others as appropriate.

plan

(plan) [Fr. plan, ground, groundwork, plan]
The conscious design of desired future states and of the goals, objectives, and activities required.

birth plan

Written specifications for the management of labor, delivery, and recovery as desired by the expectant mother or couple and approved by the physician or midwife. Components usually include pain management techniques and comfort during labor; medications that may be used; family participation and other maternal supporters; methods that may be employed for anesthesia, delivery and monitoring; and early care of the newborn.
See: Lamaze method; Leboyer method

care plan

A description of the goals, prognosis, and proposed interventions for a particular patient, including criteria for discharge and the optimal duration and frequency of therapeutic interventions.

dental care plan

1. The statement of the goals and procedures related to the dentist's care for the patient, based on medical history, oral examination, and oral radiographs.
2. Third-party insurance that covers part or all of the cost for regular dental care.

disaster recovery plan

A document defining the resources, actions, tasks, and data for managing the recovery of lost databases, programs, or other computing functions in the event of catastrophic damage to the computing infrastructure of an organization.

eating plan

Diet (2).

emergency action plan

1. A protocol used during catastrophic events or mass casualties.
2. A protocol for use during hectic, or rapidly changing conditions in patient care.

health plan

A corporation that provides medical insurance.

individual education plan

Abbreviation: IEP
A federally required, individual program of goals and methods for addressing needs of students receiving special education and related services in public schools. The goals and methods are required under the provisions of federal legislation providing for a free and appropriate public education for individuals with disabilities, as amended (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA]-PL 101–476, amended in 2004). The law mandates that for each child receiving special education services under the act, a written plan, involving input from teachers, service providers, and parents, will document the needs of the child, how those special needs will be addressed, and when and how the effectiveness of the services will be evaluated.

individualized family service plan

Abbreviation: IFSP
A written document, developed by service personnel and parents of young children with disabilities, that describes plans for intervention and educational placement. Twenty-five percent of occupational therapists now practice in school settings in order to meet the legislated mandate for public schools to provide related services for children with disabilities.

medical care plan

The goals of the physician's care and the treatment instituted to accomplish them.

nursing care plan

The statement of the goals and objectives of the nursing care provided for the patient and the activities or tasks required to accomplish the plan, including the criteria to be used to evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness of the plan.

treatment plan

A therapeutic strategy that may incorporate patient education, dietary adjustment, an exercise program, drug therapy, and the participation of nursing and allied health professionals. Treatment plans are esp. important in the optimal management of complex or chronic illnesses.

written action plan

Abbreviation: WAP
A flexible script that patients may use to guide their own outpatient therapy when they experience deterioration in a chronic condition.

Patient care

WAPs were initially introduced into asthma therapy to guide the use of inhaled and oral steroids, but they can be used for other conditions.

WAPs typically include: 1. How to recognize signs of worsening illness; 2. treatment protocols; 3. the duration of and how to modify or increase the intensity of treatments; 4. When to seek additional help from health care professionals.


individual education plan

Abbreviation: IEP
A federally required, individual program of goals and methods for addressing needs of students receiving special education and related services in public schools. The goals and methods are required under the provisions of federal legislation providing for a free and appropriate public education for individuals with disabilities, as amended (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA]-PL 101–476, amended in 2004). The law mandates that for each child receiving special education services under the act, a written plan, involving input from teachers, service providers, and parents, will document the needs of the child, how those special needs will be addressed, and when and how the effectiveness of the services will be evaluated.
See also: plan
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To maintain the productive momentum into future IEP meetings, I suggest concluding meetings and even starting the subsequent one by articulating a common vision.
To illustrate using my case, the lead special educator teacher felt it was important for one of the IEP mathematics goals to have my son, who was in 5th grade, correctly identify one digit numbers in a field of two.
In order to receive adequate notice'Collaborate With the Special education department'diagnostician and counselors to make sure that you are included on the IEP listservs.
as a tutor for the deaf and speech therapy) already included in her IEP.
Research suggests that parents may feel a greater sense of equality when they contribute to placement decisions, behavioral goals, and the general IEP process (Reinman & Beck, 2010).
But in relation to IEP specifically, the concerns centred on the capability of a single diesel generator carriage to power long-distance through-trains (ie, trains which will also have pantograph/transformer carriages), especially in the hilly regions in Scotland and the south-west peninsula where they would be most used in the absence of electrification.
IEP meetings have been required by law for more than 30 years.
We needed to get control of our IEP data to provide better services to our students," Grabowski says.
He began by talking to all stakeholders, including the Montgomerys and members of the school team weeks before the annual IEP meeting, to gather ideas on what each side had in mind regarding Landon's education.
Under the most recent reauthorization of IDEA, the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) of a child with disabilities is no longer the exclusive responsibility of special education personnel and concentration has shifted to the process of developing an IEP for implementation in the regular education setting.
Rock (2000) labeled the traditional IEP meeting as a "meaningless ritual," as educators implement and expect parents to approve pre-determined educational programs.