Ch 2: Developing Individual Intervention Plans for Young Children

About This Chapter

Review the teacher resources in this chapter to understand how to develop individual intervention plans for the young children in your classroom. Use this chapter to learn more about the IFSP, IEP, Section 504 regulations, RTI and other related topics.

Developing Individual Intervention Plans for Young Children - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to provide you with a wealth of information about individual intervention plans for young children. Get a quality understanding of these plans by reviewing plan and program types and goals. Learn about Section 504, RTI and much more. Taking these steps will ensure you understand the following:

  • Purpose and goals of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)
  • Function and guidelines of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Legally defensible Individualized Education Program components
  • Individualized Education Program measurable goals and sample behavior goals
  • How to incorporate parental input in Individualized Education Programs
  • Ways the IEP and 504 Plan differ
  • Regulations and accommodations in school for Section 504 regulations
  • Eligibility requirements for the 504 Plan
  • Definition, tiers and strategies for Response to Intervention (RTI)

Enjoy the flexibility of accessing the teacher resources from any computer, smartphone or tablet in the classroom, at home or anywhere with an Internet connection. Use this chapter to develop IEP plans that can ensure your students receive the best education you can provide.

How It Helps

  • Address the individual: Access to a variety of resources related to IEPs and other education information gives you the knowledge you need to address each student's individual learning needs.
  • Simplifies lesson planning: With resources available in one location, you can reduce your research time and develop quality lessons that incorporate IEP goals.
  • Strengthens knowledge: This chapter ensures that you have a quality understanding of individual intervention plans by providing examples of the RTI process, ABCD model and more.

Skills Covered

Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Define the Individualized Family Service Plan, and describe the services it offers
  • Describe the development and function of the Individualized Education Plan
  • Identify the components required in a legally defensible IEP
  • Discuss measurable and sample behavior goals for an IEP
  • Explain the best ways to incorporate parental input in an Individualized Education Program
  • Differentiate between the IEP and 504 Plan
  • List components of Section 504, and discuss its impact in schools
  • Share the eligibility requirements of the 504 Plan
  • Detail strategies and describe tiers of Response to Intervention

10 Lessons in Chapter 2: Developing Individual Intervention Plans for Young Children
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Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP): Purpose & Goals

1. Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP): Purpose & Goals

Federal laws ensure all children receive a free, equitable education. These laws begin protecting children with special needs at a young age. This lesson describes the Individualized Family Service Plan and the services it offers.

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

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

The Individualized Education Plan is a critical document for children who receive special education services. In this video, we will take a brief look at the development and function of this important document.

Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program

3. Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires that each Individualized Education Program contain certain elements. This lesson summarizes the essential components of a legally defensible IEP.

Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

4. Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

Explore the world of the Individual Education Program, including the definition, the writing of measurable goals, and an example of an IEP goal. A definition of the plan and the individuals involved in its creation are discussed. Three areas of focus for drafting goals as well as the way in which goals are determined are areas of focus.

Sample Behavior Goals for IEPs

5. Sample Behavior Goals for IEPs

In this lesson, we'll discuss Individualized Education Programs, focusing on the goals aspect of these important documents. You'll learn about the ABCD model for developing goals and see an example of how to apply this model in real life.

Incorporating Parental Input in Individualized Education Programs

6. Incorporating Parental Input in Individualized Education Programs

When developing a students' Individual Education Program, or IEP, educators must consider parental feedback. This lesson describes methods of involving parents in the IEP process and gives examples of ways teachers can foster parental involvement.

The Differences Between IEPs & 504 Plans

7. The Differences Between IEPs & 504 Plans

Both an IEP and a 504 plan are required by federal law to prevent discrimination of students with disabilities. The following lesson will compare and contrast the two documents.

What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

8. What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools?

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a critical piece of legislation designed to protect individuals with disabilities. In this video, we will explore the components of Section 504 as well as how it impacts school-aged students.

504 Plan Eligibility Requirements

9. 504 Plan Eligibility Requirements

504 plans are developed to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination in public programs. Individuals must meet certain criteria to be considered for a 504 plan. In this lesson, we'll explore these eligibility requirements.

What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies

10. What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies

The Response to Intervention process, or RTI, was designed and implemented in public schools as an attempt at early intervention for students with exceptional educational needs. In this video, we will look at the basics of this process.

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