Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines


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An IEP is a(n) _____ plan for educating a child who receives special education services.

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1. Goals for an IEP are reviewed:

2. IEP goals should be:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) can be a long and complicated process. Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your understanding of the features of an IEP. You will be tested on the definition of an IEP, its purpose, and its basic components.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet, you will be tested on:

  • How often Individualized Education Plan goals are evaluated
  • Identifying which individuals are a part of the IEP team
  • The meaning of IEP
  • The purpose of an Individualized Education Plan

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Individualized Education Plan lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the basic components of an IEP and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of an Individualized Education Plan

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics of an Individualized Education Plan, read the complementary lesson on Features of Individualized Education Plans. In this lesson, you will find the following objectives:

  • Define Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Understand the purpose of an Individualized Education Plan
  • Understand and identify the basic components of an IEP
  • Identify the team who develops the IEP