Also known as an IEP. A team of educators, parents and specialists meet annually by law to design or revise the IEP of a special-education student, spelling out educational goals, special needs and services the student requires. Once an IEP is drawn up, the school is obligated to provide the services it details.
A plan created by a child's special education teacher, other school staff and parents, that outlines specific skills the child needs to develop as well as learning activities and special accommodations to help build on a child's strengths. Includes specific services the school will provide to help meet the educational needs of a child.
a written plan prepared at an IEP meeting that includes the student's present level of educational performance, eligibility for special education, annual instructional goals and objectives, services to be provided, needed transition services, type of instructional setting and provisions for integration/mainstreaming in regular education programs.
An educational program developed and implemented to take into account the student's present level of performance; annual goals; short-term instructional objectives; related services; timeline for special educaiton services; and an annual evaluation.
a written statement for a handicapped child that lists the specific goals to be addressed during the school year. The IEP is developed by a team which includes the child's parents and classroom teacher. It is revised at least once a year.
A program generally developed for a child who receives special education services. The plan focuses on areas of assistance the child may need to succeed at specific tasks or areas of learning.
a written education plan for a school-aged child with disabilities developed by a team of professionals (teachers, therapists, etc.) and the child's parents; it is reviewed and updated yearly and describes how the child is presently doing, what the child's learning needs are, and what services the child will need; (For children ages birth through 2 years, the IFSP is used.)
(IEP) :: Although the IEP has a different name in some states, the term refers to the formal educational plan that is developed for each child who receives special services through a local school district. Federal law requires that schools provide a "free and appropriate" education to all children, including those with special needs. The IEP is a document that defines the services that will be provided to meet that law. The IEP is developed with input from the child's parents, the child (when appropriate), teachers, school administrators and special service providers.
a document that describes the personalized instructional program for a student with special needs. The creation and use of an IEP is required by law to ensure that students with special needs receive an appropriate education. IEPs typically include information such a description of the student's strengths and abilities as well as specific goals and strategies for achieving them. Ideally, IEPs are living documents that are developed with close collaboration between home and school. Please see also our explanation Individualized Programming
The plan written by the IEP team (including parents) that specifically describes the programs and services necessary for a free appropriate public education for the exceptional child.
A plan developed by an individualized educational planning team. The individualized education plan shall be reviewed annually.
a plan drawn up by a child’s special education teacher and other concerned parties that outlines specific skills the child needs to develop, as well as learning activities that build on the child’s strengths.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), by law, public schools are required to prepare and carry out a set of specific instructional goals for every child in a special education program. The goals are stated as specific skills that the child will be taught to perform. The list of skills make up what is known as an "IEP"-the child's Individualized Educational Program. The IEP serves as an agreement between the school and the family on the educational goals. Because parents know their child best, they play an important role in creating this plan. They work closely with the school staff to identify which skills the child needs most.
A written educational prescription developed by a school for each child with a disability. An IEP must contain: the child's present levels of educational performance annual and short-term educational goals the specific education program and related services that will be provided to the child the extent to which the child will participate in regular education program with non-disabled children
A team-developed, written program, which identifies therapeutic and educational goals and objectives, needed to appropriately address the educational needs of a school-aged student with a disability. An IEP for a child with hearing loss should take into account such factors as 1) communication needs and the child's and family's preferred mode of communication 2) linguistic needs; 3) severity of hearing loss; 4) academic progress; 5) social, emotional needs, including opportunities for peer interactions and communication; and 6) appropriate accommodations to facilitate learning.
A plan, mandated by law, that states the goals and services for a student for a period of up to but for no longer than a year (it is rewritten each year to reflect changes in the educational program). The school system is required to provide all services written into the IEP.
A written plan and legal document that states a child's present level of functioning; specific areas that need special services; annual goals; short-term objectives; services to be provided; and the method of evaluation to be implemented for children 3 to 21 years of age who have been determined eligible for special education (Cook, Klein, & Tessier, 2004).
Federal Law 94 -142 states that children with disabilities have the right to attend public schools with their peers. A team of school staff and parent(s) will identify areas the child needs to learn in the current school year and how the school will provide these services.
Public Law 94-142 mandates that each child who receives special education services must have an individualized education plan. The IEP is the plan agreed upon by the school administrator, teacher, parents, and other relevant professionals (e.g., the person who administered the testing, therapists). The IEP is comprised of seven parts: (1) present level of functioning or performance, (2) annual goals, (3) short term instructional objectives or goals, (4) indication of any special services needed (e.g., speech & hearing clinic), (5) amount of time spent in regular education classroom, (6) when plan will begin, be reviewed, and end, and (7) evaluation of goals and objectives.
An educational plan for a student receiving special education services. The IEP is created with input from parents, teachers, staff, and the student. It includes information on the studentâ€(tm)s current performance, goals and evaluation, and on what specific services the student will need.
( IEP) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, IDEA, mandates that each student with a disability who is enrolled in the Exceptional Children's (EC) program have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The goal of IDEA is to educate students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment possible. IEPs describe how the school plans to educate each EC student while accommodating the student's disability. IEPs often specify modifications to be provided by teachers. ( learn more)
An Individualized Education Plan is a written education plan for a student with learning disabilities that is developed by a team of professionals (teachers, therapists, etc.) and the student's parents. An IEP is based on a multidisciplinary evaluation of the student, describing how the student is currently doing, what the student's learning needs are, and what services the student will need.
A plan developed by a public school team to help an individual child. An IEP outlines educational goals, specific services that will be offered to help a child achieve those goals, and a plan for how and when a child's progress will be assessed.