In the last ten years, Texas has taken interest in the growing use of “facilitated IEPs” to assist in dealing with “difficult” IEP meetings and resolving disagreements. In 2013, the Texas passed legislation addressing facilitated IEPs. IEP facilitation offered by a school is now an option for resolving disputes. TAC 89.1196 (a) – IEP facilitation “refers to a method of alternative dispute resolution that involves the use of a trained facilitator to assist an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee in developing an IEP for a student with a disability. The facilitator uses facilitation techniques to help the committee members communicate [...]
14 06, 2017
firstname.lastname@example.orgT15:08:44-05:00Facilitated IEPs in Texaskristina@partnerstx.org2017-06-30T15:08:44-05:00
6 01, 2017
email@example.comT12:23:47-05:00TEA Special Education Dispute Resolution Systems Handbookkristina@partnerstx.org2019-05-30T12:23:47-05:00
TEA has revised their Special Education Dispute Resolution Systems Handbook. PRN Education Specialist, Chuck Noe, has reviewed the Handbook and shares his perspective on changes that have been made to it.