Definitions for "Individualized Education Program"
Keywords:  iep, revised, mandated, ifsp, child
A written statement that is developed by the IEP team and translates evaluation information into a practical plan for specially designed instruction and delivery of services.
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 child with a disability.
A written educational plan for a student receiving special education services. The provisions of IDEA require that every child with a disability has his or her own IEP which includes statements of present level of functioning, annual goals, short term instructional objectives, specific educational services needed, dates of service, participation in regular education programs, and procedures for evaluating the child's progress on the IEP. The IEP must be signed by the child's parents/legal guardians and the educational personnel working with the child.