More than 175 Tips and Suggestions for Writing a GREAT IEP

Wow, just wow! We had close to 200 responses to the most recent survey. We asked for your #1 tips and suggestions for writing a GREAT IEP.

Wow, just wow! We had close to 200 responses to the most recent survey. We asked for your #1 tips and suggestions for writing a GREAT IEP. Thank you to everyone who took the time to respond. Almost all of the responses have been included below. For ease of reading, some duplicate answers were removed. […]

Measurable IEP goals – How to write SMART Annual Goals

Are you struggling to write measurable IEP goals? Do you find it difficult to determine if a student is making progress? It is important to understand how to write SMART annual goals in order to create measurable IEP goals. But before you write the SMART goal, you need to determine the present level of performance for the student.

Are you struggling to write measurable IEP goals? Do you find it difficult to determine if a student is making progress? It is important to understand how to write SMART annual goals in order to create measurable IEP goals. But before you write the SMART goal, you need to determine the present level of performance […]

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8 Suggestions for IEP Reviews at the Start of the School Year

Do you do IEP reviews at the start of the school year?  As the new school year starts, it is important for related service providers, teachers, parents and students to review the IEP.  Reviewing IEP for multiple students can be very time consuming therefore in order to be productive focus on the important parts of the IEP.  Here are suggestions for IEP reviews at the start of the school year. 

Do you do IEP reviews at the start of the school year?  As the new school year starts, it is important for related service providers, teachers, parents and students to review the IEP.  Reviewing IEP for multiple students can be very time consuming therefore in order to be productive focus on the important parts of […]

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Is Your Opinion Valued at IEP Meetings? Survey Results

Do you go to IEP meetings and leave feeling like your opinion was heard and valued?  Or perhaps you leave feeling defeated and that no one listened to you.  For the past two months, we asked the question is your opinion valued at IEP meetings?  Two hundred fifty of you responded so thank you!  

Is Your Opinion Valued at IEP Meetings? Do you go to IEP meetings and leave feeling like your opinion was heard and valued?  Or perhaps you leave feeling defeated and that no one listened to you.  For the past two months, we asked the question is your opinion valued at IEP meetings?  Two hundred fifty […]

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5 Things to do BEFORE You Write an IEP Goal

It is that time of year again when annual reviews will slowly start to begin.  Here are 5 things to do before you write an IEP goal: 1.  Check present levels of performance – Perform a new evaluation if it is necessary.  Determine the student’s strengths and weaknesses.  When you formulate a goal try to […]