Individualized Education Program

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In·di·vid·u·al·ized Ed·u·ca·tion Pro·gram

(IEP) (in'di-vij'yū-ăl-īzd ed'yū-kā'shŭn prō'gram)
In the U.S., an education program tailored to a particular student with a disability, the provision of which is mandated by law. Mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (q.v.), an IEP has two parts; the plan itself and the written document supporting it.

Individualized Education Program



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.
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The first research hypothesis was that the majority of the participating teachers use the Individualized Education Program as their primary source of special education curriculum.
The board of trustees should initiate a review of the process used in the mediation and Individualized Education Program plan meetings, to assure a nonadversarial atmosphere with good communication and translation (when needed) for all parties,'' the grand jury said.
The individualized education program (IEP) is the sine qua non of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA).
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) seeks a offeror to serve as the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Facilitation Training and Support entity.
Panelists and guests will discuss the Department's efforts for helping classroom teachers and special educators establish an instructional partnership; suggestions for parents on early intervention for children suspected of having a disability; and the effectiveness of the Individualized Education Program in meeting the needs of students with disabilities.
The enhanced second edition of Testing Students With Disabilities covers everything from maximizing the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and fostering successful collaboration among educators, administrators, and parents to optimizing assessment accommodations and using test scores to improve instruction.
a parent requesting to schedule an individualized education program (IEP) planning meeting during the time and in the place where program development activities had been planned).
He has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and doctor's documentation requiring an exceptional education school bus with climate control.
The state Department of Education investigation also found that the district did not assess the students after the parent's written request; failed to include all of the parents in the Individualized Education Program meetings; and did not place the children in interim programs within 30 days.
Specific recommendations result in the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
The Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) is seeking proposals from eligible applicants to provide training designed for those who serve as Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team Local Education Agencies (LEAs) Representatives.

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