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Getting the most out of IEPs

Colleen A. Thoma

Getting the most out of IEPs

an educator"s guide to the student-directed approach

by Colleen A. Thoma

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Published by Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co in Baltimore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Colleen A. Thoma and Paul Wehman ; with invited contributors
ContributionsWehman, Paul
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC4031 .T44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492436M
ISBN 101557669449
ISBN 109781557669445
LC Control Number2010001814
OCLC/WorldCa504271482

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Your child’s IEP will have annual goals that lay out what he’ll be working toward over the school year. To help him get the most out of the IEP, those goals shouldn’t be vague or general. Instead, they should be SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-oriented and Time-bound. This chart shows you how to recognize a SMART IEP goal. Includes facing the students, paraphrasing often, clearly indicating most important ideas, limiting asides, etc. Book on tape: Using books on tape to enhance reading development in some way. Having students use the tapes to go over the story after partner reading, to make sure they have not missed a File Size: KB.

Getting the most out of IEPs: An educator's guide to the student-directed approach. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing. Barriers and solutions in involving culturally linguistically diverse. What Is an IEP? An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is guided by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and provides special education and related services to a student who is identified as having a disability that negatively impacts her ability to receive academic instruction. A student who receives special education services is entitled to modification of curriculum Author: ADHD Editorial Board.


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Getting the Most Out of IEPs: An Educator's Guide to the Student-Directed Approach 1st Edition by Colleen Thoma Ph.D. (Author), Dr.

Paul Wehman Ph.D. M.S. B.B.A. (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a Cited by: 5. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Student-directed IEPs are quickly gaining momentum in schools across the country--the proven benefits include higher academic achievement, enhanced student motivation, and increased communication and self-advocacy skills for students with disabilities.

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to the meeting: Student awareness of the IEP process / LaRon A. Scott. Getting the Most out of IEPs: An Educator's Guide to the Student-Directed Approach / Edition 1. by Colleen A. Thoma, Paul Wehner | Read Reviews. Paperback there's a book that gives elementary and high school educators in-depth how-to guidance on making student-directed IEPs work for students with a range of special : Brookes Publishing.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your IEP This document adapted with permission from KASA (Kids as Self Advocates) a project of Family Voices. By Tyler Feist, a 9th grader in North Dakota A special greeting from the Midwest.

My name is Tyler Feist; I am 14 years old and live in rural North Dakota. I am a freshman at Edgeley High School. For kids to receive special education services, they need an IEP—an Individualized Education Program. If your child has been evaluated, the process of getting one has already begun.

But there’s still a lot to learn about how the process works and what your role will be. This guide is designed to help you through every step of your IEP : The Understood Team. As Colleen Thoma points out in Getting the Most Out of IEPs, “When students are more actively involved and the information shared is more personal, the IEP goals tend to be more attainable and connected to student preferences and interests.” That’s a great reason to start student-directed IEPs when your next school year begins—or expand.

One great way to make predictions about an unfamiliar nonfiction text is to take a "walk" through the book before reading. By looking closely together at the front and back cover, the index, table of contents, the glossary, and the photographs or other images, readers can start to get a sense about the topic.

To get you started, here are 9 practical suggestions from Colleen Thoma and Paul Wehman’sGetting the Most out of IEPS cover book, Getting the Most Out of IEPs. Share with your educator friends if these tips get your wheels turning. "Too often, IEPs contain meaningless goals that are useless to teachers and parents.

In this book, the authors provide a framework for writing goals and short-term objectives that mesh with popular progress reporting schedules. This book should be required reading for every special educator and every parent of a child with special educational /5(47).

Services, Progress Reports, and Review: Once the IEP is written, your child’s school is responsible for making sure it’s followed. Her teacher, service providers, and you will all be given copies of the IEP. Often, you’ll meet together at the beginning of the academic year with the school’s IEP coordinator to discuss how the program.

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs is a comprehensive, easy-to-read book, with clear, concise answers to frequently asked questions about IEPs. Learn what the law says aboutIEP Teams & IEP meetins, parental rights & consent, developing the IEP, placement, transition, assistive technology, and strategies to resolve disagreements.

Use the online workshops available through learning-disability associations, get to know common terminology from the education ministry’s website, and find out what rights and options your kid has.

Don’t play the blame game “Most teachers know—and will probably agree—your kid needs more. But they’re all overwhelmed,” Deschênes. • Book Study Getting the Most Out of IEPs. Structure of Sessions Overview of four sessions: • Session 1 – Informational – expectations of the training, action plan, show sample PowerPoints • Session 2- Book study, Read and discuss first half of book, Develop action plan.

The short answer is “yes.” Most college disability services offices don’t deny accommodations to students simply because they haven’t had an IEP or plan in high school. In fact, there is a good chance that students won’t be asked whether or not they had a plan.

(Remember that. “Parents have more bright line participation right in the meetings and in making decisions, and there are some appeal rights that you have under IDEA that are, I would say, better thanfor the most part.” If a child is already getting accommodations or modifications that are working, it may make sense to proceed directly through.

Book Review: All About IEPs Wrightslaw: All About IEPs is a comprehensive guidebook to the laws and regulations around Individualized Education Plans.

As most autistic children in the US end up with an IEP, and it's one of the most common problems I hear about from parents with autistic children, this seemed like a fortuitous : Sarah Frisch. This is especially important if, for instance, you keep getting an email about your child’s behavior.

Keeping a paper trail (or in this case, an email trail) will be crucial for getting your child the help they need.

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