What is an Individualized Program Plan (IPP)?

Parent Question
Feb. 2, 2022Updated Mar. 15, 2022

Once a child is approved for Regional Center eligibility, a service coordinator will be assigned to your child’s case, and a meeting will be scheduled to develop an Individualized Program Plan (IPP). Like an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), the IPP is a document that describes your child’s needs, goals, and objectives, as well as the services and supports your child requires to achieve those goals and objectives. At the IPP meeting, you and the service coordinator will discuss your child’s needs and goals, specific concerns you may have about your child’s development, and what services you receive from other resources. You will also discuss Regional Center–funded services that may be appropriate for your child.

For more information, check out our article What to Expect at Your First Individualized Program Plan (IPP) Meeting.

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