12 07, 2018

How to Disagree with the IEP Team Without Starting World War III


Many parents have questions about what to do when they are presented with an IEP that is not appropriate for their child. You should advise the IEP team that you don’t think the IEP is appropriate, that it does not provide your child with enough help or the right kind of help. You should use facts to support your position (i.e., facts from an evaluation of your child from a private sector evaluator, graphs of your child’s test scores). Be polite but firm. Tip: Think how Miss Manners handles difficult situations and use this idea to guide you. […]

How to Disagree with the IEP Team Without Starting World War III2019-02-27T13:36:37-06:00
10 02, 2017

ARD/IEP Committee Decision Making Process


Federal regulations refer to an IEP team.  In Texas, this team is referred to as the Admission, Review, and Dismissal or ARD committee. This committee meets at least once a year to develop, review and/or revise a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). IDEA says that the IEP meeting serves as a communication vehicle between parents and school personnel, and enables them, as equal participants, to make joint, informed decisions regarding- The student's needs and appropriate goals designed to enable them to be involved in and make progress in the general education curriculum; The extent to which the student will participate in [...]

ARD/IEP Committee Decision Making Process2019-10-03T11:39:15-05:00


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