Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
The IEP is the cornerstone of a quality education for each child with a disability. – ED.gov
MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Resources - Individualized Education Program Documents
The Team Process and Development of the IEP
IEP Process Guide
Understood.org - IEPs
Wrightslaw IEP Resources
SMART IEPs chapter from Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd edition by Pam & Pete Wright
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Resources – The Short and Sweet IEP Overview
ED.gov – A Guide to the IEP
Refocusing Special Needs: Child-Centered Special Education (or see the full article as a PDF)
Parents and Educators as Partners
• Wrightslaw: All About IEPs - Peter W. D. Wright, Esq., Pamela Darr Wright, MA MSW, and Sandra Webb O'Connor, M.Ed.
• The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed Child - Lawrence M. Siegel
• The IEP from A to Z: How to Create Meaningful and Measurable Goals and Objectives - Diane Twachtman-Cullen and Jennifer Twachtman-Bassett
• Need more book suggestions? Go to Amazon.com and enter “IEP” in the search field for titles that may be more specific to your family’s concerns.