Ch 10: IEPs for Students with Emotional Impairments

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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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11 Lessons in Chapter 10: IEPs for Students with Emotional Impairments
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Individualized Education Plan (IEP): Function, Purpose & Guidelines

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.

Components of a Legally-Defensible Individualized Education Program

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.

IFSP vs. IEP: Similarities & Differences

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.

Preparing for an IEP Meeting

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.

IEP Meeting Procedures

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.

IEP Meeting Agenda Template

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.

Student-Led IEP Meetings

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.

IEP Considerations for Students with EBD

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.

Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

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.

Sample Behavior Goals for IEPs

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.

Least Restrictive Environment: Benefits & Examples

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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