Individual Education Plans

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Essay #: 064379
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Individual Education Plans
According to the U.S. Department of Education, “each public school child who receives special education and related services must have an Individualized Education Program (IEP).” This program or plan “creates an opportunity for teachers, parents, school administrators, related services personnel, and students (when appropriate) to work together to improve educational results for children with disabilities” (U.S. Dept. of Education). Other countries such as Canada and the United Kingdom employ a similar process (Goepel 126-128).
In short, an “…IEP guides the delivery of special education supports and services for the student with a disability” (ED.gov). The IEP process is a “partnership” between the teachers,...
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.....between all of these different members of the IEP team (Goepel 126).
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Goepel, Janet. “Constructing the Individual Education Plan: confusion or collaboration.” Support for Learning 24.3 (Aug. 2009): 126-132.
U.S. Department of Education. “A Guide to the Individualized Education Plan.” ED.gov. 2010. 18 Nov. 2010
<http://www2.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html#introduction>.
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, James and Virginia Conover. “Making Accommodations Work for Students in the Special Education Setting.” Teaching Exceptional Children Plus 6.2 (Nov. 2009): 2-10.