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Ch 7: Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Chapter Summary

You'll study service plans for students with autism spectrum disorder as you work through this illustrated chapter. Our lessons cover subjects including the Child Find mandate and the purpose of individualized education plans (IEPs). Additional topics include the components of a legally defensible IEP and the differences between an IFSP and an IEP. Use this chapter to achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand how to fully prepare for an IEP meeting
  • Discuss the procedures involved in an IEP meeting
  • Outline an IEP meeting that is student led
  • Define measurable goals as they apply to an IEP
  • Provide sample IEP goals for autistic students
  • Describe the benefits of least restrictive environment
  • Explain program placement for students on the autism spectrum disorder
  • Identify 504 plans in the state of Michigan

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11 Lessons in Chapter 7: Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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Child Find: Law, Process & Screening

1. Child Find: Law, Process & Screening

Knowledge of the Child Find mandate is important because it involves specific obligations that educators may have to address. This lesson details the relevant aspects of this mandate through a practical example.

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.

IFSP vs. IEP: Similarities & Differences

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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.

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.

Measurable Goals in an IEP: Examples & Definition

8. 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 IEP Goals for Students with Autism

9. Sample IEP Goals for Students with Autism

In this lesson, you'll learn how to write annual individualized education program (IEP) goals for students with autism. You'll also find an IEP goal-writing checklist to assist in writing specific goals.

Least Restrictive Environment: Benefits & Examples

10. 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.

504 Plans in Michigan

11. 504 Plans in Michigan

If your child is a student with a disability in Michigan, he or she may be eligible for a 504 plan which will give access to extra support items and services in the classroom. Read on to learn more about how the plans are created and about resources to supplement your knowledge of support for students with disabilities.

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