What is an IEP?

What is an IEP?

An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is a crucial part of making sure an autistic child receives a proper and effective education. IEPs are created by both the parents and the school staff. You have a say, so make sure that your child’s needs are met.

Learn from Shannon Penrod of Autism Live as she provides a brief explanation of an IEP and why it is considered such a daunting task.

What is an IEP?
By: Autism Live
Initial Air Date: Aug 20, 2013
Source: YouTube

What We Learned from this Video:

  • IEP stands for Individualized Education Plan.
  • An IEP is a legal document that outlines all of the services a school will provide for your child in the coming year.
  • Include any goals that you want accomplished in the IEP.

Planning your child’s Individualized Education Plan is a very involved and important process, but we have your back! For more information on IEPs, please check out our free video library for videos about education and autism.

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