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IEP Assistance

What is an IEP?

An IEP is an Individualized Education Plan. It is a document that allows teachers, parents, school administrators, and related service personnel to work together to improve educational results for students with disabilities.

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IEP Handbook for Parents

Special Education Resources


Autism Society South Carolina: Parent School Partnership Program IEP - Students Benefit When We Collaborate

Family Connection SC: Special Education Resources

Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

IDEA 2004 Model Forms: Parent’s Rights - Procedural Safeguards Notice

Individual with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA)

National Association of Special Education Teachers: Measurable Goals

OAR: Navigating the Special Education System Considering LRE in Placement Decisions Present Levels Specifying Related Services in the IEP Supports, Modification, & Accommodations The Definition of “Consent”

SC Department of Education Office of Special Education Services (OSES)

SC Department of Education School Directory

SC Department of Education: Dispute Resolution Information

SC Department of Education: Districts & Schools, Educators, etc.

SC Department of Education: Due Process

SC Department of Education: Early Childhood Initiatives- Child Find

SC Department of Education: Facilitated IEP Team Meeting (FIEP)

SC Department of Education: Mediation Additional Resources

SC Department of Education: State Complaint

Scholastic Parents: A Step-By-Step Guide to the IEP Process Progress Reports

The Arc @School: Section 504

The Arc@School: Individualized Education Programs

The Arc@School: Post-Secondary Education

The Arc@School: Special Education Services

The Arc@School: Transition Planning for Students

The Autism Society: IEP Information

The Autism Society: Making Informed Decisions

The IRIS center: What is the IEP Process?

The Parent Guide to Special Education Services in South Carolina Understanding IEP Law 6 Tips to Make Sure Your Child’s IEP is Implemented Common Accommodations & Modifications in School How Will I Know if the Accommodations are Working? IEP Binder Checklist My Child’s IEP Doesn’t Seem to be Working. Now What? Playing a Role in the IEP Process The 13 Disability Categories Under IDEA

US Department of Education: A Guide to the IEP

Wrightslaw: IEP FAQs- What Should be the “Effective Date”?

Wrightslaw: Independent Education Evaluations (IEE) IEP Binder: How to Assemble & Organize Overview of the Transition Planning Process



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