IEP: Individualized Education Program

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Overview

An individualized education program or plan (IEP) outlines services that the school will provide, at no cost to the student's family, to ensure that the student has access to a quality education guaranteed by the law. Here's what you need to know about who's eligible, how to develop an IEP, progress reporting, strength-based goals, and much more.

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Overview

What is an IEP?

How do I get my child assessed for special education services?

Who helps develop my child’s IEP?

When can I request an IEP meeting?

Why should I understand my rights as a parent of a child with an IEP?

Where can I get help with writing IEP goals?

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