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    Moving Ahead with an IEP
    Even when a learning disabled child is making little progress, for their social health it may be better to keep them with children their own age. ...
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    Determining IEP Goals
    Find out how to get help designing specific instructional goals and objectives for your child. ...
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    Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    Osteogenesis Imperfecta is classified as an orthopedic disability, which would mandate an IEP for a child. ...
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    Teacher Is Damaging Child's Self-Esteem
    A mother complains that her child's teacher is not helping her, despite her child's IEP for learning disabilities. ...
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    Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and IEP services
    A parent asks how she should approach the school district about the proper implementation of her child's IEP. ...
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    Musically Talented, Visually Impaired
    Legally blind since birth, this child is entitled to an IEP, which should identify your son's exceptional talent in music. ...
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    Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and IEP services
    A parent asks how she should approach the school district about the proper implementation of her child's IEP. ...
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Preparing for an IEP
    Preparing for an IEPQuestions for Each Team Member It helps if each team member has questions to think about in advance, to focus her thoughts. The following are lists of the kinds of questions that different IEP (Individualized Education Progra...
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    What to Include in an IEP
    What to Include in an IEP Critical elementsThe IEP (Individualized Education Program) must include the following elements:A statement of the student's present levels of educational performance, including the ways in which his disability affects ...
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    The IEP Cycle
    The IEP CycleThe IEP (Individualized Education Program) process is a shared responsibility of the community, the family, and the school. The development of an IEP is also part of a cycle that begins with a particular child. The cycle has the foll...
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    One-on-One Aid Through the 504?
    If a child has an IEP, then she is eligible for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. ...
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    No 504 Accommodations Without an IEP?
    An expert sorts through the ins and outs of IEPs and 504 Plans. ...
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    Special-Education Rights and Parochial Schools
    Find advice on what to do when your child has an IEP but has not been receiving mandated special-education services. ...
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    The IEP Team Members
    The IEP Team MembersIDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) defines the "IEP team" as a group of people who areresponsible for developing, reviewing, and revising the IEP (Individualized Education Program) for a student with a disabili...
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    IEP Services
    IEP ServicesQuestion: What should parents do when services in their child's IEP are not being provided? Answer: When services are not delivered under an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), there are steps parents can take both to enforce the I...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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    Mom Battling with Son's Middle School
    Requesting a modification in a child's IEP can help put an end to battles with the school. ...