WHAT IS AN INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP)?
An IEP is written plan describing the special education program and/or services required by a particular student. It identifies learning expectations that are modified from or alternative to the expectations given in the curriculum policy document for the appropriate grade and subject or course, and/or any accomodations and special education services needed to assist the student achiece his or her learning expectations. Along with school staff, parents (and in some cases, students) all are active participants in the development of the IEP goals.
An IEP contains several elements:
goals and strategies to help the child learn
services and resources available
ways to track the child’s progress/goal attainment
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