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How do I know my child is actually receiving their IEP services?

How do I know my child is actually receiving their IEP services?


Published: May. 15, 2024

Some parents are concerned when they receive no progress reports from school-provided therapists, and sometimes their children can't communicate whether they're receiving services at school. How can you be sure your child is actually receiving the services agreed to in the IEP?

Education Advocate Lisa Carey says that before you go to the district to ask for a log of services, you should establish communication from the service provider about how things are going occasionally or talk to the teacher. You can request service logs, but try those other methods first.

When you do get service logs, pull out a calendar and check the dates because dates might be incorrect. Most progress reports should line up with report cards too.

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