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IEPs for Students with Emotional Impairments - Chapter Summary
Learn more about IEPs specifically for students with emotional impairments by reviewing our interesting chapter. In these lessons, you'll discover more about the eligibility criteria for SPED classification of emotional disturbance, the purpose of an individualized education plan (IEP) and the components of a legally defensible IEP. Additional lessons discuss program placement and service delivery for students with emotional impairments. After you've finished this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Differentiate between an IEP and an IFSP
- Prepare for a successful IEP meeting
- Discuss the procedures and agenda for IEP meetings
- Outline an IEP meeting that is student led
- Explain the IEP considerations needed for students with EBD
- Define measurable goals as they apply to an IEP
- Describe the sample behavior goals laid out in an IEP
- Give examples of least restrictive environments
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1. 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.
2. 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.
3. IFSP vs. IEP: Similarities & Differences
This lesson is designed to define and explain the differences and similarities between an individual family service plan (IFSP) and an individualized education program (IEP), including the different scenarios under which children and students may qualify.
4. Preparing for an IEP Meeting
Preparing for a student's Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) meeting is a vital step in the IEP process. This lesson will show you steps to have a successful IEP meeting.
5. IEP Meeting Procedures
In this lesson, you'll learn what occurs prior to and during an IEP meeting. You'll also leave the lesson with an understanding of the IEP as a document and who makes up the IEP team.
6. IEP Meeting Agenda Template
An Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is a legal document developed for each student identified as a student eligible for special education services. The IEP is created by an IEP team and reviewed annually at an IEP meeting. This lesson will provide an IEP agenda template for an effective IEP meeting.
7. Student-Led IEP Meetings
In this lesson, you'll learn how students can lead their Individualized Education Program meetings. This involves required annual meetings, review/revision meetings, re-evaluations, and initial placement meetings.
8. IEP Considerations for Students with EBD
Students with emotional behavior disorders usually require additional pieces added to their IEPs. This lesson will focus on how teachers can write and implement functional behavior assessments and behavior intervention plans.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. Least Restrictive Environment: Benefits & Examples
Teachers are required to find the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities. In most cases, there are a lot of pieces to this puzzle, and each student has a unique set of needs. Let's take a look at an example and some of the benefits of least restrictive environments.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Emotional Impairment (059): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Characteristics & Effects of Emotional Impairments
- The Educational Psychology of Emotional Impairments
- Psychiatric & Pharmacological Elements of Emotional Impairments
- Influential Factors on Development & Learning
- Using Education & Psychological Assessments
- Education Assessments for Emotional Impairments
- Interpreting Assessments & Emotional Impairment Reports
- Monitoring Students with Emotional Impairments
- Transition Planning for Students with Emotional Impairment in Michigan
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Behavioral Interventions for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Learning Environments for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Curriculum for Students with Disabilities
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Individualized Instruction for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Technology for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communication Skills in the Classroom
- Social Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Life Skills for Students with Emotional Impairments
- Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents
- School & Community Partnerships
- Foundations of SPED for Students with Emotional Impairments in Michigan
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with Emotional Impairments
- MTTC Emotional Impairment Flashcards