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14 06, 2017

Facilitated IEPs in Texas

2017-06-30T15:08:44-05:00

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 [...]

Facilitated IEPs in Texas2017-06-30T15:08:44-05:00
10 04, 2017

6 Options for Resolving an IEP Dispute

2017-06-30T15:30:47-05:00

No matter how good your relationship with a school, there may come a time when you and the school disagree over what’s best for your child. Conflicts can arise over the amount or quality of services that the school is providing in your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). Sometimes the disagreement may be about your child’s placement. The good news is that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) gives you several ways to resolve disputes. Here are six options for resolving an IEP dispute: 1. Informal Negotiation: Talking with the School during IEP Meetings You’re part of the IEP team. [...]

6 Options for Resolving an IEP Dispute2017-06-30T15:30:47-05:00

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